What does the Fair Work Commission do?
The Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Ombudsman are separate agencies. Please see our blog titled ‘What does the Fair Work Ombudsman do?’ for more information on the Fair Work Ombudsman. You can find this blog here: http://www.morgancouzenslegal.com.au/what-does-the-fair-work-ombudsman-do/
The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal. The Fair Work Commission is an independent body that has the power to perform functions including:
- regulating minimum conditions and minimum wages through awards
- regulating how industrial action is taken
- resolving a range of workplace disputes including unfair dismissals, general protections and disputes
- dealing with applications in a fair, unbiased manner including general protections, unfair dismissals, transfer of business and equal pay
- providing options for resolving workplace disputes through mediation, conciliation and in some instances, through public tribunal hearings (arbitrations)
- facilitating good faith bargaining and the creation of enterprise agreements
We undertake work in the Fair Work Commission including unfair dismissals, general protections applications and disputes.
If you need assistance with making an application to the Fair Work Commission, please call our Wangaratta office to speak with us on (03) 5722 4681.
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