In This Chapter
Understanding which employees are protected
Finding out what unfair dismissal actually means
Learning the details of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code
Working your way through dismissal disputes
Dismissing employees in Western Australia
Knowing how unlawful dismissal is different
What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
T he preceding quote is a classic gag from one of the great American comedians. As well as the humour, I love the self-deprecating digs. Claims of unfair dismissal against your small business, however, aren’t funny, and often finish up as bad jokes at your expense. In this chapter, I explain how to manage the end of the employment relationship in a manner that should not result in additional expense for your small business.
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