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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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    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...
  2. 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...
  3. K

    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...
  5. 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...
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    NSW Unfair dismissal from Bunnings

    When putting the respondents details who do you put down for Bunnings.
  8. Ll0yd

    WA Section 48bar as a result of unfair dismissal

    Good morning all, I was hoping to obtain some advice on a situation i have been placed in. I was sponsored under the RSMS 187 visa around 1.5 years ago,12 months into the wait i was advised that the nomination was refused due to the AMSR being used in the business paperwork and not the...
  9. K

    SA Unfair treatment for leaves

    Hi all, A bit of a long post, but required to provide you with context: A few weeks ago, I approached my manager to request for 3 months unpaid leave to complete a few courses(not related to my job role). My manager reviewed the company leave policy, spoke to higher level management and our...
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    WA Can I Sue Someone for Legal Costs Incurred?

    An employee really wanted to make an unfair dismissal case against us. We are a small business and she had been employed for less than 12 months so she was unable. Despite the UD claim lodged out of time Fairwork kindly suggested she look into general protections as the small business code...