Push to throw out baseless unfair dismissal claims

The Australian, July 25, 2018

The industrial umpire is under pressure to accept the findings of a new report proposing the early elimination of baseless unfair dismissal cases against small business operators. The report comes as a dramatic decline emerged in the number of Australians employed by small enterprises.

The move to weed out unmeritorious claims and better assist mum-and-dad operators could save small entrepreneurs tens of thousands of dollars in some circumstances by avoiding the payment of “go-away money” to disgruntled former employees. READ MORE: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/industrial-relations/push-to-throw-out-baseless-unfair-dismissal-claims-push-for-unfair-dismissal-reform/news-story/5a72e7602e285903dc0781d13c251594