Can Casual Workers Claim Unfair Dismissal?

Can Casual Workers Claim Unfair Dismissal?

The Fair Work Commission has recently handed down a decision which provides increased access to unfair dismissal claims by casual workers. Particularly those employees engaged in the labour hire industry. In the case of Robert Smith v Goldfields People Hire Pty Ltd...
3 Steps Of The Unfair Dismissal Process

3 Steps Of The Unfair Dismissal Process

The unfair dismissal process may be daunting and confusing. However, there are three main steps that you can follow to better understand the procedure. Step 1: The Unfair Dismissal Application If you have been unfairly dismissed, you must make an unfair dismissal...
Confidential Information In A Nutshell

Confidential Information In A Nutshell

Confidential information for the purposes of an employment relationship is information that is unique to the business. It is this information that should be protected in a deed of release and employment contract. Defining what is confidential information Information...
Genuine Redundancy or Unfair Dismissal?

Genuine Redundancy or Unfair Dismissal?

Whether a case leans towards a genuine redundancy or unfair dismissal depends on elements within the employment contract, or lack there of. In today’s economic climate, it is very common from employers to make employees redundant. But if the redundancy is not...