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unfair dismissal and discriminationUNFAIR DISMISSAL

On occasion, a business may be subjected to an unfair dismissal claim. It is important to note that many unfair dismissal claims are resolved through negotiation. In rare occasions, court action may be required.  Although Queensland Law Practice has represented many employers before Industrial Relations Commissions, Ant-Discrimination Tribunals, Chief Industrial Magistrate’s Court and Federal Court of Australia, it is best practice to avoid these often costly and drawn out matters. Our team can guide you through the entire process of disciplinary measures, conducting dispute resolution techniques and if need be finalisation of the court litigation process. 

DISCRIMINATION

Unlawful discrimination is the less favorable treatment of a person based on attributes such as race, gender, religion and age to name only a few. It can occur in the workplace, in the provision of services to a person and even during the recruitment process.

If a claim has been made against a business for Discrimination, Queensland Law Practice is here to help. We can provide extensive advice in relation to the alleged behavior and suggest remedies or identify potential outcomes. We are also on hand to ensure our client’s understand what behaviors are not permitted in the day to day operation of the business, more commonly surrounding the issues of:

  • Pregnancy, sex, marital status
  • Religious belief
  • Colour, race, ethnic origin
  • Disability
  • Age
  • Political opinion
  • Family status
  • Sexual orientation

If you are not sure if your behavior could amount to discrimination, call us for a free 10minute consultation to obtain advice and guidance with your concerns.

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