Preston HR - Cairns HR Consultants

Unfair Dismissal and Adverse Action

Unfair Dismissal and Adverse Action 

Unfair dismissal and adverse action claims can be detrimental to a business, not only in terms of its reputation but costing unnecessary amounts of management time and money. Businesses must ensure they have the right processes in place to avoid claims, or if one does arise, to deal with it efficiently and effectively.  

Due to the complex nature of unfair dismissal and adverse action claims –  some workers are covered by the national workplace relations system, while others have recourse to State laws – experienced advisors are often required to help navigate this challenge for businesses.  

How we can help 

Preventing a claim:  

Our team of HR consultants can offer strategic advice on reducing the risks of unfair dismissal and adverse action claims. This includes implementing policies and procedures that address any potential issues before they become a problem for your business.  

If you’re facing a claim: 

Unfortunately, employers generally only learn that they are involved in an unfair dismissal matter only when they receive a copy of the dismissed employee’s application. This comes as a complete shock.  

At Preston HR, we work closely with the team at Preston Law.  They have a deep understanding of the complexities of unfair dismissal and adverse action and can help their clients defend these claims quickly and efficiently by providing them with practical advice and solutions relating to unfair, unlawful and wrongful termination of employment. 



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