Unfair dismissal and training and vocational arrangements

This is what the Fair Work Commission’s benchbook says about unfair dismissal and training and vocational arrangements. The benchbook is…

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Fair work tests; employee or contractor?

  Here is an excellent extract from a decision of the Federal Circuit Court in a general protections claim which…

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Who to believe in an unfair dismissal case?

Most legal cases which are contested involve differing evidence as to the relevant facts. Thus in most cases including unfair…

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Unfair dismissal; what is a valid reason

What is a valid reason for a dismissal? “In order to be a valid reason, the reason for the dismissal…

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Compensation for unfair dismissal; the principles

“Is an order for payment of compensation appropriate in all the circumstances of the case? Having found that reinstatement is…

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Unfair dismissal; an analysis

Here is an extract from a recent Fair Work Commission case which perfectly illustrates how the Commission goes about determining…

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Unfair dismissal for employer policy breaches

Although the law and the Fair Work Commission will respect employer policies when they are lawful and reasonable, and a…

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What is unfair dismissal?

What is an unfair dismissal Here is an extract from a Fair Work Commission decision which s the closes thing…

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Unfair dismissal versus unlawful dismissal

The distinction between the legal elements of a general protections claim involving an allegation of adverse action for a prohibited…

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Reinstatement for unfair dismissal

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal case which starkly…

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