How to take an unlawful termination claim to court

This fact sheet explains what unlawful termination is, who is eligible to make a claim, and the application process.

21 September 2017

Unlawful termination laws apply to all employees in Australia. However, you may not be able to make an unlawful termination claim if:

This fact sheet covers:

  • Do the unlawful termination laws apply to me?
  • What is unlawful termination?
  • When can I take my unlawful termination claim to court?
  • Which court should I apply to?
  • How do I apply?
  • What happens next?
  • What orders can the court make?
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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.


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