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Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal

How can I avoid a costly claim? The definition of unfair dismissal relates to when an employee’s employment is ended at the direction of the employer and when the reason for the termination is deemed to be harsh, unjust or unreasonable. If a claim brought to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) is substantiated, possible remedies

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Approved Annual Leave and Absence During Notice Periods

Notice periods continue to raise many questions as to how employers may treat the absences of their employees. Can an employer cancel an employee’s approved leave, either the entire period or what remains, when the employee has provided notice? The answer is No.  An employer cannot unilaterally withdraw approval for leave that has already been

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