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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Walking away from fair work settlement agreements ; can it be done?

Surprisingly frequently, brought on by the stress of conciliation conferences upon employees in particular, a settlement will be reached but…

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Unfair dismissal settlements; how are they taxed?

How are settlements of workplace disputes taxed? For example, what is the ATO’s tax treatment of a settlement of an…

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Effect of settlement deed on employment rights

The question whether an application for an unfair dismissal remedy may be pursued after an employee and an employer have…

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