General Protections (Adverse Action)

Employee’s governed by the FW Act and who have been subjected to adverse action in their employment need to act quickly as a general protections (adverse action) application must be filed in the Fair Work Commission within 21 days after the employee’s dismissal took effect.

At Stacks Goudkamp you can draw on our capability, knowledge and expertise regarding general protections matters, including:

  • How general protections contraventions operate in relation to your unique circumstances
  • Protections from discrimination, and temporary absence from illness or injury
  • Sham arrangements
  • The process for dealing with general protections disputes in court where the matter has not been resolved
  • Workplace rights, and the exercise of those workplace rights