Unfair dismissal and general protections’ settlements

The essential elements of a binding settlement agreement of, say, an unfair dismissal case are remarkably limited. For example a…

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Settlements in fair work cases

The Fair Work Commission will not permit parties to unfair dismissal proceedings to walk away from or recant agreements reached…

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Conciliation settlements in the Fair Work Commission

It is not uncommon for a person to contact me and seek advice how to walk away from an agreement…

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Fair Work Commission, workplace disputes and settlement agreements

For various reasons, some justified, but mostly not, parties, particularly applicant employees, attempt to walk away from an settlement agreement…

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Settlement agreements in the fair work system; what is covered?

When an unfair dismissal case is settled, often but not only at a conciliation conference, it is customary for the…

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Unfair dismissal and settlement agreements; when are they binding?

It is quite common for an employer and an employee to reach an agreement to settle an unfair dismissal case…

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Unfair dismissal settlements; how they work

In a recent Fair Work Commission case a former employee attempted to pursue an unfair dismissal case despite having previously…

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Unwinding fair work settlement agreements

It is an annoying but reasonably common event for an employee to endeavour to walk away from a settlement reached…

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Recanting fair work post conciliation settlements

There are many cases which come before the Fair Work Commission for a hearing where an agreement to settle the…

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The binding nature of settlement agreements; can they be unwound?

It is very common for a settlement of a dispute arising from the workplace, whether it be an unfair dismissal…

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