How do I contact Fair Work Commission?

How do I contact Fair Work Commission?

Please visit Fair Work Commission’s website or contact on 1300 799 675.

How do I complain to the Fair Work Commission?

Written complaints and feedback about Commission staff or administrative processes can be sent by:

  1. fax to 03 9655 0401.
  2. email to [email protected].
  3. post to The Director, Client Experience, Fair Work Commission, GPO Box 1994, Melbourne, VIC, 3001.

How long does the Fair Work Commission take?

Timeframe for lodgment – 21 days An unfair dismissal application must be lodged with the Fair Work Commission within 21 days after the dismissal takes effect (please note that if an employee was dismissed on or before 31 December 2012, the application must have been lodged within 14 days).

Can you appeal Fair Work decisions?

A person who does not agree with a decision or order in a case before the Fair Work Commission may seek permission to appeal. whether permission to appeal should be granted, and. whether there has been an error in the original decision.

What power does the Fair Work Commission have?

It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions including: providing a safety net of minimum conditions, including minimum wages in awards. facilitating good faith bargaining and making enterprise agreements. dealing with applications in relation to unfair dismissal.

Are Fair Work Commission decisions binding?

What is a Commission order? An order is a compulsory direction given by the Fair Work Commission in accordance with a decision. An order made by the Commission is legally binding. However the Commission does not itself have the power to enforce its orders.

Where do I report unfair work practices?

You can report a claim to your local labor board in person, by telephone or through email. Complaints should include the names of the employee and the company in question, an outline of the violation and the date(s) of occurrence.

Is Fair Work Commission a court?

The Fair Work Commission is an independent body, which operates in a similar way to a court. For instance, it can hear claims and disputes which are related to the workplace and deliver binding decisions which must be adhered to.

How many years can you claim back pay?

For all monetary claims, the Limitation Act 1980 imposes a limitation period of six years, except where another piece of legislation (such as the Employment Rights Act) prescribes a different limitation period.

How long does it take to get decision from Fair Work Commission?

No decision has been made. You should carefully read the information that was sent to you with the application. So that the Commission understands your point of view, you or your company need to respond to the application, using the correct form, within 7 days.

Is the Fair Work Commission reviewing penalty rates?

As part of the 4 yearly review of modern awards under s.156 of the Fair Work Act 2009, the Fair Work Commission is reviewing penalty rates in a number of awards in the hospitality and retail sectors. Applications regarding outstanding issues have been received as a result of directions in the transitional arrangements decision.

Can a person apply to the Fair Work Commission?

A worker in a constitutionally covered business who reasonably believes that he or she has been bullied at work can apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the bullying.

How does the Fair Work Commission deal with bullying?

A copy of your application will be sent to your employer and to the person you allege has bullied you at work, and they will be given the chance to respond to your application. As each case is different, the Commission will decide the best way to deal with the application and will let you know when, where and how that will happen.