Unlawful dismissal

The concept of unlawful dismissal in Australian employment law is discussed extensively throughout this web site. However here is an…

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Unlawful termination of employment Part 2

Yesterday I identified the provisions of the Fair Work Act which deal with unlawful termination of employment together with the…

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Unlawful termination of employment Part 1

In addition to the unfair dismissal and general protections’ jurisdictions and provisions of the Fair Work Act, which essentially are…

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Unlawful dismissal, unlawful termination and the general protections

The Fair Work Act prohibits a person making an application seeking a remedy for unlawful dismissal if the person is…

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Unfair and unlawful dismissal explained

Most Australians are reasonably familiar with the concept of unfair dismissal. In fact I often say to employees and employers…

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Dismissal for temporarary absence from work

Under sub- secs 352 and 772(1)(a) it is unlawful for an employer to dismiss an employee because he or she…

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Unlawful dismissal or termination of employment; the law

Technically there are two distinct types of unlawful dismissal in fair work law. The first is common law unlawful dismissal,…

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The blurry line between unlawful and unfair dismissal

It is easy for the distinction between unfair and unlawful dismissal to become blurred, particularly for people who are not…

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Fair Work; unfair, wrongful and unlawful dismissals Part 3

The general protections under the Fair Work Act are principally concerned with action which is taken by a constitutionally covered…

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Fair Work; unfair, wrongful and unlawful dismissal Part 2

Yesterday I posted a blog about the prevalence of the colloquial use of the notions of unfair, wrongful and unlawful…

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