Dismissals for misleading job applications

There are many occasions when employees applying for a job exaggerate their credentials, sometimes with the intention of misleading a…

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Unfair dismissal and temporary incapacity

For the termination of the employment of an employee to be determined to be relevantly fair if challenged in an…

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Unfair dismissals and warnings

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code provides a complete jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal claim against a small business…

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Termination of employment for inability to meet inherent requirements

It is a question of fact to be determined by expert evidence in an unfair dismissal case whether an employer…

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New high income threshold for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

The high income threshold in unfair dismissal cases will increase to $145,400 and consequently the compensation limit for unfair dismissal…

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Unfair dismissal; step by step analysis of how to judge

  “Since the Fair Work Act became law in 2009, and began to operate on 1 January 2010, there has…

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Unfair dismissal because of defective process

Today I am publishing a post which is essentially a copy and paste of an extract from a very recent…

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Unfair dismissal; what must be established?

The issue whether the termination of the employment of an employee in Australia is relevantly unfair, under the Fair Work…

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Fair Work Act and trading corporations

The Fair Work Act covers the employment of most Australian citizens. But there are exceptions. The reason that the Fair…

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Does lack of consultation render redundancy an unfair dismissal?

Lack of consultation does not render dismissal unfair by itself Section 385 of the Fair Work Act 2009 provides that a claim…

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