Unfair dismissal for casual employees

Unfair dismissal for casual employees

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

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Unfair dismissal and workers compensation payments

Workers compensation payments received after a termination of employment will be regarded as income received for the purposes of calculating…

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How the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code works

Here is an excellent summary of how the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code applies in practice. “LEGISLATION [54] In unfair dismissal…

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Mandatory covid vaccinations in workplaces WA

The State government has now created a special link for Western Australian employers and employees to access the covid vaccination…

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Unfair dismissal and genuine redundancy

This is an extract from a quarterly review forwarded by the Fair Work Commission to practitioners and contains a summary…

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Unfair dismissal for serious misconduct by small business

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code provides that it is a complete jurisdictional defence to an unfair dismissal claim if…

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Unfair dismissal; onus of proof of serious misconduct

“Whilst the Applicant bore the onus of proving that the dismissal was harsh, unjust or unreasonable, in cases of dismissal…

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General protections; workplace right settled for the time being

The general protections in the Fair Work Act contain a prohibition upon an employer taking adverse action, which includes a…

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Remedies for unfair dismissal; reinstatement

Reinstatement for unfair dismissal is rarely awarded by the Fair Work Commission, even where an employee wins an unfair dismissal…

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Appeals in the Fair Work Commission

This extract from a decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission in an unfair dismissal appeal reveals…

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