General Protections Under the Fair Work Act
General Protections Under the Fair Work Act is a single resource for practitioners and HR professionals dealing with claims under Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act
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The general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act (Part 3-1) are intended to protect workplace rights, promote freedom of association and provide protection from workplace discrimination. Written by lawyers experienced in the field, General Protections Under the Fair Work Act is a single resource for legal practitioners and HR professionals who deal with proposing, issuing or responding to claims under the Act. The authors examine the legislative provisions underpinning each of the causes of action which exist under Part 3-1; examine the relevant case law; and analyse the relief available under the Act.
• A single resource on employment law protections
• Provides analysis and guidance
• Practical focus
• Donaghey, Termination of Employment, 2nd edition, 2012
• Catanzariti & Egan, Workplace Bullying, 2015
• Catanzariti et al, Fair Work Act and Related Legislation 2017-2018
• Harpur, Quick Reference Card: Anti-Discrimination Law in the Workplace, 2016
Table of contents
- The Background to Claims for General Protections and Procedural Issues
- Adverse Actions and Prohibited Conduct
- The Concept of Workplace Rights
- The Concept of Industrial Activity and Associated Prohibitions
- The Prohibitions on Undue Influence, Misrepresentation and Coercion
- Protection from Discrimination
- The Prohibition on Sham Contracting
- Liability and Remedies