Fair work time limits for applications

As these passages from an unfair dismissal case decision make clear, it is very, very difficult to gain an extension…

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Unfair dismissal time limits and medical conditions

  This extract from a Fair Work Commission decision about whether to grant an extension of time in which to…

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Extension of time for unfair and GP claims for dismissals

Under the provisions of the Fair Work Act, the Fair Work Commission is not permitted to grant a former employee…

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Unfair dismissal time limits; merits do matter

The apparent strength of an employee’s case will be a factor considered by the Fair Work Commission when determining whether…

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Unfair dismissal; when does a dismissal take effect?

The Fair Work Commission’s benchbook about unfair dismissal is an excellent source of the law and procedures of unfair dismissal…

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Time limits and the Fair Work Commssion

“As appears from the following extract from a decision of the Fair Work Commission rejecting an application for permission to…

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Redundancies and unfair dismissal; critical time limits

It is quite common for an employee whose employment is terminated on the grounds of redundancy (more technically a “genuine…

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Unfair dismissal time limit

The statutory time limit for making an unfair dismissal application to the Fair Work Commission of 21 days post dismissal…

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Unfair dismissal time limit; extension of time?

It is reasonably common for me to be asked to advise a former employee of his or her chances of…

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Unfair dismissal; how to get the date correct

The precise date of the termination of an employee’s employment is often a legal controversy, and getting it right is…

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