Directors and managers are not immune from the Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman initiated proceedings: Directors and managers are not immune from the Fair Work Ombudsman The Fair Work Ombudsman is a statutory office established under the Fair Work Act. It has a number of functions, including: Promoting harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations and compliance with Commonwealth workplace laws and instruments; Helping parties attempt…

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What is unfair dismissal?

What is Unfair dismissal? Unfair dismissal is when an employee is dismissed from their job in a harsh, unjust or unreasonable manner. The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) ¬†decides on cases of unfair dismissal. Applying for unfair dismissal Employees must apply to the Commission within 21 days of the dismissal taking effect. If you believe…

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