Adverse action occurs when an employer treats staff adversely or a person’s ‘workplace rights’ are infringed upon.

If you feel like you have been treated unfairly in the workplace, you may be eligible to claim adverse action. Antunes Lawyers can explain the strengths and pitfalls of your claim and the realistic prospects of success.

Many actions can be considered adverse action. Under the Fair Work Act 2009, employers can’t threaten or carry out actions to unfairly dismiss, harm, reduce salary or position, or discriminates against an employee and an employee can’t threaten to unfairly terminate their employment or start industrial action against their employer.

If you have experienced adverse action, it is important to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible. Applications must be lodged to the Fair Work Commission within strict timeframes, or your application will be dismissed.

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When issues occur in the workplace, a knowledgeable and compassionate lawyer can make all the difference.  

Your workplace can often become a second home, and feeling safe, appreciated, and respected in that environment can make all the difference in your daily quality of life. When issues in the workplace happen, things can quickly escalate and become difficult to manage on your own.

Our lawyers can lend their expertise and address workplace and employment-related issues before they become a bigger, and more expensive problem. Our team has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with all aspects of Employment and Workplace Relations. 

Consult specialist adverse action lawyers. 

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