Unfair Dismissal – how to calculate damages

When filling in the Form F2 Unfair Dismissal Application you will be asked a simple but important question “what outcome are you seeking by lodging this application?”. This is complicated because almost always an ex-employee will be seeking damages but the problem is how much? Under section 392 of the…

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Can my employer make me take Long Service Leave

This is another question that I get asked when talking about long service leave (“LSL”).  First it is important to go to your work contract, then to your Award or Enterprise Agreement.  Once you have established that there are not provisions for how LSL is to be taken it is…

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