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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Unfair and unlawful dismissal time limits

The issue of the date and time an employment relationship terminates is an issue which comes before the Fair Work…

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Unfair dismissal time limits; 29 minute delay “exceptional”

In the following extract from a decision of the Fair Work Commission, Commissioner Cambridge granted an extension of time in…

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Unfair dismissal; extensions of time

Under the Fair Work Act , there is a 21 day time limit in which to commence unfair dismissal cases,…

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Unfair dismissal; extensions of time

The vexed issue of when the Fair Work Commission will grant an extension of time for the filing of an…

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