The Fair Work Act 2009 offers careful guidelines for dismissal such as what types of dismissal are considered as fair and legal. Individual state laws also provide guidelines for filing a claim against an employer or contract agent who unlawfully dismisses an employee or contract worker. This article discusses the legal meaning of constructive dismissal and unfair dismissal, and how to defend unfair dismissal claim in Australia.

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