Unfair termination

Unfair termination and constructive dismissal are complex legal matters and need to be dealt with promptly and by dedicated employment spec ialists. At Maurice Blackburn, our highly experienced employment lawyers can assist and advise you on matters such as unfair termination applications, Fair Work Commission conferences and hearings, as well as claims for damages and compensation. It is important to note that there is a 21 day time limit for making an unfair termination application.

At Maurice Blackburn we deliver sound advice and realistic, achievable solutions to your individual concerns. We are a national firm with local specialist employment lawyers, which means that we understand your situation and we have the resources to achieve the best outcome for you. Most of our employment law matters are discreetly and successfully resolved without ever needing to go to court, and our executive employment specialists can ensure you receive the full benefit of all rights and entitlements, including bonus schemes and discretionary entitlements.

If you are dealing with unfair termination we can help. Contact us today to discuss your case.

Making an unfair termination claim

Unfair and unjust termination is a complex area of the law – that’s why Maurice Blackburn is your best choice. We can help you decide on the best course of action to follow including whether to pursue an additional claim for compensation for wrongful or unlawful termination. Even if you are unable to make an unfair termination claim, you may be able to make an unlawful termination claim or a general protections claim. Our highly experienced employment attorneys will help you understand and decide on the best solution for you.

Dealing with unfair termination

Unfair termination can incorporate issues of employment type, award and enterprise agreement coverage, time limits for claims, the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 and the Small Business Fair Termination Code. The definition of ‘termination’ can include a situation where you resigned but were forced to do so because of conduct, or a course of conduct, engaged in by your employer. This is commonly referred to as 'constructive dismissal'. We are the nationally acknowledged experts in employment law matters and will ensure that your rights, income and professional reputation are protected. We have a highly successful record in unfari termination litigation and can assist you today.

Maurice Blackburn are the experts in employment law and will achieve the best result for you. Call us to find out how we can help.

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Your initial consultation with our Executive Employment Lawyers is on a fixed fee. If your case proceeds we operate on an hourly rate.

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