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Having issues in the workplace? Hire unfair dismissal lawyers for advice!
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What is unlawful discrimination?
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General Protections Claims – The Basics
What are general protections? General protections are outlined in Chapter 3, Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and include: protection from adverse action because you have, you have exercised or propose to exercise a workplace right under section 340 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth); … [Read more...] about General Protections Claims – The Basics
WHAT IS THE LAW FOR UNFAIR DISMISSAL?
According to the Fair Work Act, an unfair dismissal can take place in several ways. Typically, for a claim of unfair dismissal to be successful, the Fair Work Commission will need to be satisfied that an employee was dismissed by their employer in circumstances that were: harsh, unjust or … [Read more...] about WHAT IS THE LAW FOR UNFAIR DISMISSAL?
UNDERSTANDING PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT LAWS IN WA
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