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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Unfair dismissal and extensions of time

Quite commonly, an employer will dismiss an employee on grounds of redundancy, and to the employee’s horror might then advertise…

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Unfair dismissal; the doctrine of abandoning employment

The doctrine of abandonment of employment is a tricky legal issue in employment law. The doctrine most commonly arises for…

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Time limits in the Fair Work Commission are very strict

Time limits in the Fair Work Commission are strictly enforced and there must be “exceptional” circumstances to justify the grant…

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Unfair dismissal time limits

Time limits under the Fair Work Act are very strict. For example there is a 21 day time limit applicable…

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Unfair dismissal; when does dismissal take effect?

The legal issue in fair work law of when a dismissal or termination of employment takes effect is often vexed…

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Time limits in the Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Act contains various time limits. Here is a case which deals with how they are to be…

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