Being unfairly dismissed from your job can be devastating both personally and financially. Seeking damages or compensation through the Fair Work Commission is the legal pathway of achieving justice in this situation, but you do need to act quickly.

Antunes Lawyers can advise you on the eligibility of your claim, help you to prepare it, and represent you at the Fair Work Commission.

Unfair dismissal occurs when an employee is dismissed from their job in a harsh, unjust, or unreasonable manner, and the employer dismisses the employee on grounds of misconduct that do not justify dismissal or does not provide adequate notice for dismissal. If this sounds like your situation, you only have 21 days from the day of dismissal to apply to the Fair Work Commission.

Everyone deserves to be treated fairly in the workplace, but not everyone is equally protected against wrongful dismissal under Australian Law. How long you’ve been employed, being employed as casual staff, or working at a small business can all limit your eligibility. Our lawyers can save you the headache of navigating the laws on your own and can definitively determine whether you are eligible to apply to the Fair Work Commission and advise you on the likelihood of a successful claim.

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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. 

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