Termination of employment

LawAssist - unfair dismissal

A step by step guide for people covered by the national employment laws - applying to the Fair Work Commission - making an unfair dismissal application - conciliation - hearing - the decision - who's who at the Fair Work Commission - sample forms - case studies.

LawAssist - general protections dismissal

A step by step guide for people covered by the national employment laws - going to the Fair Work Commission - going to Federal Circuit Court - making an application - conciliation - mediation - hearings - after the case - who's who in court - sample forms - case studies.

Employment problems - spot the signs

Legal Aid New South Wales
Problems with minimum wages - payslips - trial periods - casual hours - permanent employees - superannuation - unfair dismissal - contact information for Legal Aid NSW Employment Law Services.

Employment, Ch 24: The law handbook, 13th ed

Thomson Reuters
Overview of national workplace relations system - Fair Work Act - Fair Work Ombudsman - terms and conditions of employment - modern awards - enterprise agreements - termination of employment - unfair dismissal - unlawful termination - NSW workplace relations law - discrimination in employment - health and safety - unions.

Fair Work Commission

Fair Work Commission
National workplace relations tribunal - minimum wages and employment conditions - national awards and agreements - dispute resolution - industrial action and termination of employment. Guides to anti-bullying, appealing a decision, applying for a take-home pay order, general protections, making an enterprise agreement, statutory declarations, unfair dismissal.
Some fact sheets and guides are available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Greek, Indonesian, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Online benchbooks for anti-bullying, general protections and unfair dismissals to assist parties lodging or responding to applications under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Fair Work Act).

Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman
Fair Work Ombudsman gives advice and information on workplace rights and responsibilities - pay - awards - leave - conditons of employment - termination of employment - investigates workplace complaints - enforces compliance with national workplace laws.
Information in various languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

A guide for young workers

Fair Work Ombudsman
Starting a job - employment contracts - work experience and paid work - pay and conditions - superannuation - safety and accidents - problems at work - finishing up - termination of employment - checklist - helpful hints.

Employment and the law - Hot Topics issue no 76

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC)
Overview of the Fair Work Act - federal and state workplace regulation - starting a job - conditions and entitlements - how to handle workplace problems and discrimination - health and safety - workplace injury - bullying and harassment - leaving work - resignation, redundancy and dismissal.

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