The onus is on the applicant to correctly identify their former employer. For State and Local government employees the easiest way to ascertain this information is from your payslip.
Remuneration is a broad concept and has been held to include superannuation and private use of a motor vehicle. In appropriate circumstances it has also been held to include bonuses, commission, provision of a mobile phone, but not overtime. Parties should seek their own advice concerning this.
If an employee is not covered by an award or agreement, but is employed by the NSW State Government or by Local Government, an application may be filed if the annual remuneration is less than $133, 000.
Unfortunately if you have been employed for less than 6 months (or 12 months with a Small Business Employer), you are not eligible to lodge an Unfair Dismissal Claim. Do not give up hope though, you may be able to pursue other types of claims. We may represent you if …