This fact sheet explains what a small claims proceeding is and how to make a small claim application to the Fair Work Small Claims Division of the Federal Circuit Court, where unpaid entitlements amount to $20,000 or less. For claims over $20,000 you will have to make a claim in the Fair Work division of the Federal Circuit Court.
A small claims proceeding offers some distinct advantages to individuals seeking to recover unpaid entitlements.
This fact sheet covers:
This resource was published 21/09/2017. This is legal information only and does not constitute legal advice. You should always contact a lawyer for advice specific to your situation.