Anna Barbakh Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim Against Jewish Care

unfair dismissal cases

Deputy President Kovacic of Fair Work Commission has issued a decision finding that the redundancy of our client Mr Anna Barbakh was not genuine, and that her dismissal was harsh, unjust and unreasonable.  Her employer, Jewish Care (Victoria) Inc, has been ordered to pay compensation to Ms Barbakh.  We congratulate …

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Qantas Air Hostess Reinstated by FWC

unfair dismissal cases

We are very happy to announce our most recent unfair dismissal win at the Fair Work Commission.  Our client Ms Adachi has been reinstated to employment with Qantas Airways Limited and partly compensated with backpay.  Commissioner Roberts issued his decision on the matter on 10 February 2014.  We congratulate Ms …

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Successful Defence of Costs Application

unfair dismissal cases

We have successfully defended a costs application by The Trustee for the Tancred Family Trust T/A CQESS against A Whole New Approach Pty Ltd, which was made following our lodgement of an unfair dismissal claim for our client. Deputy President Gooley states, in her decision of 17 February 2014, that …

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Unfair Dismissal Win

unfair dismissal cases

Commissioner Cloghan from the Fair Work Commission has found that our client Karen Harris was unfairly dismissed by her former employer WorkPac, following allegations from a former worker of bullying and harassment constituting “gross misconduct”.  Commissioner Cloghan found that these allegations were not proved by the Respondent to the reasonable …

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Bidinost v Orica Australia Pty Ltd [2013] FWC 2089

unfair dismissal cases

Mr Bidinost was employed by the Respondent from May 2008 until his termination on 2 October 2012. After being dismissed, Mr Bidinost immediately contacted an employee representative, this representative advised the Applicant that he would act on his behalf, and lodge an unfair dismissal application for him against his former …

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Wardle v Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd [2013] FWC 1812

unfair dismissal cases

Mr Wardle was employed by Hamersley Iron (a subsidiary of Rio Tinto) from April 2004 until 26 October 2012 for an alleged safety breach. Despite being up against one of the country’s largest companies, fighting a tough battle; A Whole New Approach pursued the matter on behalf of Mr Wardle. …

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McDonnell v Qube Ports & Bulk Pty Ltd T/A Qube Ports [2013] FWC 702

unfair dismissal cases

Mr McDonnell employed by the Respondents from September 1999 until his dismissal on 3 September 2013. The Respondent refused to participate in the conciliation process, and instead lodged a Jurisdictional Objection, claiming that Mr McDonnell was not covered by the unfair dismissal provisions as his salary exceeded the high income …

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