After you apply, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) will notify the employer that you have made a general protections dismissal application.
The Commission will send the employer:
The case will then be allocated to a member of the Commission, and the member's associate will send out a notice of listing to both you and the employer, giving you the date, time and location of the mediation or conciliation conference, and any further instructions (if needed).
The employer must respond to your application within seven days by filling in form F8A and attaching any supporting documents. The form must include:
Once the form is completed, your employer must file the form with the Commission and serve (give) a copy to you.
The employer can serve a copy on you by:
If you do not get a copy of the response you should call the Commission.
If your employer does not file a form F8A with the Commission, the conciliation that has been listed for your matter will still go ahead at the scheduled time.