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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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    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...
  3. 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...
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    NSW unfair ??

    Hi...I was penalized $200 plus 2 points by fixed camera outside school grounds. I have held a driving licence for approx. 61 years , during this time I drove full time NSW taxis , Qld taxis also HR heavy vehicle . My last offence was approx. FIFTYFOUR (54) years ago without accidents. I am...
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    Cancelation term of contract

    Hello, I am hoping someone might be able to give some advice. We are a UK tech company that have clients in AU. We have the following cancelation term in our agreement, and the client has signed this contract. This client has canceled their contract and they are stating "Our position is...