Unfair dismissals and small businesses

The Fair Work Commission has consistently applied the provisions of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code literally, and not in…

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Dismissals by small business for serious misconduct

How the FWC treats small business summary dismissal for serious misconduct There has been some controversy amongst the members of…

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Redundancies and small businesses

Redundancies and small business employers Businesses which a truly small business employers are not required to pay statutory redundancy pay…

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Dismissals by small business employers

There are different unfair dismissal rules under the Fair Work Act for small business employers, which are defined as businesses…

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Dismissal rules for small businesses

Under the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, there are different rules for summary dismissals, which traditionally have been regarded as…

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The weird world of dismissals by small businesses

There continues to be much confusion about how the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code is to be applied where a…

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Dismissals by small businesses

Dismissals by small business employers  Small businesses enjoy more lenient rules when dismissing employees than employers which do not qualify…

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Dismissals by small business employers

The Fair Work Act provides that if the termination of the employment of an employee by a small business employer…

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Small Business Fair Dismissal Code and serious misconduct

How the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code applies to dismissals for serious misconduct The Fair Work Commission’s approach to applying…

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Small Business Fair Dismissal Code and serious misconduct

There is controversy amongst fair work practitioners about two aspects of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code in the context…

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