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LITIGATION AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS

Dismissals

The Fair Work Act 2009 sets out remedies for employees who say that they have been dismissed not for a valid reason or dismissed because of a breach of ‘general protections’.

There is a strict 21 day deadline on bringing such dismissal claims. 

The Litigation Team knows how to compose strong and effective applications for employees and responses for employers in the time frames imposed. 

Matters founding unfair dismissal claims are often based on performance issues, failure to comply with policies or no valid reason at all. 

Matters founding dismissals based on a breach of general protections include dismissal because of temporary absence because of injury or illness, dismissal based on an unlawful ground of discrimination, eg age, race, sex, political views, family responsibilities amongst others or dismissal because the employee has exercised a workplace right.  

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