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In labour law, unfair dismissal is an act of employment termination made without good reason or contrary to the country's specific legislation.

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    VIC Unfair dismissal / redundancy

    Hi, There's a reasonable amount of background to this, but essentially it boils down to this. I believe I have most likely been dismissed via redundancy because I had been pursuing a flexible working arrangement that my employer did not want to provide. I had been working for my employer in...
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    Unfair dismissal financial compensation

    Hi all, I would like thoughts on this please. I was made redundant- the process of being told was handled poorly. But there was no consultation process required as I was not on an award or enterprise agreement. There were obvious redeployment opportunities at the time but I was not offered...
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    QLD Unfair Dismissal and Sketchy Business Practices

    Hi everyone, I’m fairly new to the platform. I’ve recently been fired through a Facebook message (unprofessional, I know) and I’d like to know if I have a leg to stand on in regards to an unfair dismissal case over workplace discrimination. All in the hospitality industry. A bit of background...
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    QLD Bullying by Manager

    Hi, can you give me guidance on how to handle a bullying complaint I made to my employer and what options I have to request for an outcome? I've been working in a senior position for this company for 5 years and feel my manager started bullying me approx. 12 months ago. I did not recognise it...
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    QLD Unfair dismissal?

    Hi guys hoping you can give me some advice A friend of mine was dismissed due to a harassment claim against them. But I’m not 100% sure that their actions would be deemed harassment. Should they proceed with legal action or just take it on the chin! The version of events is that they made a...
  6. davemm

    SA genuine redundancy or unfair dismissal

    I did an online induction (middle of the week) to attend a worksite next following week. By the end of the week (induction week) i was made redundant due to unavailable work load required. also stated that they didnt win the project. due to union investigation they lied about not winning the...
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    WA Potential unfair dismissal

    Hi been with company for 7 years. Never had any performance management plans or coaching notes. Some end of year reviews have comments about improving stakeholder engagement. my work place failed to put in place or enact an OHS process around suspected/symptom showing covid-19. Resulting in a...
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    NSW Unfair dismissal question

    My daughter was recently unfairly dismissed (NSW) and we are taking it to the commission. However the other party has informed us that we do not qualify to appeal because they have fewer than 15 employees and my daughter, who was employed for 54 weeks of the year from start date to termination...
  9. Millie_Punch

    NSW Potential unfair dismissal

    Hello! This is a bit of a complicated one.. I have been employed with my company as a casual for over 18 months now. Pretty consistently working 2-3 shifts a week averaging approx 15 Hours per week. The current pandemic started and employees were being stood down and let go. I was one of the...
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    National Extraction General Protection Act or Unfair dismissal?

    Hi all, I am after some advice/opinions. I am currently on a 457 visa and was being sponsored by an employer. I was made redundant last week from my workplace. Originally when the current economic situation started to unfold, all staff were told they would be either on unpaid leave or have...