Unfair dismissal and small business

I specialize in representing small business employers in employment law, particularly in Western Australia, although the practice also operates throughout…

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Unfair dismissal after performance warning

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code provides small business employers with a much more simple defence to unfair dismissal cases…

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Related entities and the Fair Work Act

The issue of counting employee of related entities is of significance under the Fair Work Act for a number of…

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Summary dismissal by small business employers

Today I am publishing an extract from a recent Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal decision which sets out the legal…

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Unfair dismissal; the small business code defence

As a senior member of the Fair Work Commission has pointed out in a recent decision of the Commission in…

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Unfair dismissal; misconduct and small business employers

In an unfair dismissal case, the issue of dismissal for serious misconduct by a small business employer is approached quite…

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True casuals not counted for unfair dismissal

A small business employer under the Fair Work Act is an employer which at the material time has fewer than…

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Unfair dismissals and small business employers; the law

The following extract from a recent unfair dismissal case in the Fair Work Commission sets out the law which should…

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Misconduct and the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code

The legal implications of serious misconduct and misconduct are different in unfair dismissal from those concepts depending upon whether employer…

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Small business fair dismissal code; warning must be clear

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code provides that for a small business to be able to establish the jurisdictional defence…

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