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Unfair (or disloyal) competition in commercial law is a deceptive business practice that causes economic harm to other businesses or to consumers. It includes a number of areas of law involving acts by one competitor or group of competitors which harm another in the field, and which may give rise to criminal offenses and civil causes of action.

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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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    Unfair private parking fine

    So my parents received a 'fine' from PES for parking over time even though it hadn't been one hour yet (the time limit they have). The time/clock on the one of their ticket machines was a few minutes late (and after recently checking the machine recently, this difference has further increased)...
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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 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...
  5. 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...
  8. 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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    NSW Unfair termination of employment

    My employer is trying to fire me in NSW because I did not tell them I was working remotely from Byron Bay and lied about it, said my car had mechanic problems., then I confessed and said I was working from Byron Bay at my mums place. The assignment was to take photos of signage. They are now...
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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...