In Veronica Bennett v Colin Joss & Co Pty Ltd, an employer’s manner of handling the dismissal of an employee was highlighted by the Fair Work Commission, warning against dismissing employees with the same indifference one would a “dirty rag”. Veronica Bennett had, for over half a decade, … [Read more...] about Employment Unfair Dismissal: FWC Reminds Employers on How NOT To Dismiss Employees
When Leaving Work without Explanation does not Justify Termination? Guide From an Employment Law Firm
What Happened In Mr A v The Respondent  FWC 8631, the employee worked for the employer for approximately 1 year. However, on 14 July 2016, the employee suddenly stated that he would be leaving. The employee then left the workplace and did not provide any further explanation as to why, when … [Read more...] about When Leaving Work without Explanation does not Justify Termination? Guide From an Employment Law Firm
Termination Of Employment: Was It Unfair Or Justified- Unfair Dismissal Law, Perth
In a recent Fair Work Commission decision of Abdul Soomro v Murray’s Australia Pty Ltd T/A Murray’s Australia  FWC 8211 the applicant, Mr Soomro made an unfair dismissal case to the Fair Work Commission. Mr Soomro stated that his termination of employment was harsh, unjust and unreasonable (s … [Read more...] about Termination Of Employment: Was It Unfair Or Justified- Unfair Dismissal Law, Perth
Unfair dismissal and employee pornography use – From Our Employment Solicitors Perth
In a recent decision, the Fair Work Commission found that an employee had been unfairly dismissed after he used his employer’s work computer equipment to access pornography during work hours. The employee was a general insurance manager at an insurance broking firm. He had worked at the firm for … [Read more...] about Unfair dismissal and employee pornography use – From Our Employment Solicitors Perth
Drugs and Procedural Fairness – Lessons From Unfair Dismissal Lawyers, Perth
In Albert v Alice Springs Town Council  FWC 73, the employee, a Concrete Finisher named Mr Albert, made a claim of unfair dismissal against his former employer, Alice Springs Town Council. Mr Albert had been an employee of the Council for almost 3 years before he was dismissed for testing … [Read more...] about Drugs and Procedural Fairness – Lessons From Unfair Dismissal Lawyers, Perth
What is Constructive Dismissal?
One of the most important aspects of making an unfair dismissal claim is that an employee needs to have been dismissed from their employment, within the legal definition. Problems that employment lawyers see often arise with this where an employee has not been traditionally fired, but has instead … [Read more...] about What is Constructive Dismissal?