Going to the Fair Work Commission
This figure is a flow chart with labelled boxes linked by lines. The flowchart describes the action that you can take if you make a general protections dismissal at the Fair Work Commission.
Each box in the flow chart contains a hyperlink to further information.
The action you take will depend on your responses to each step in the flow chart. The flowchart is described as a list of 5 steps in which possible actions are listed beneath each step.
Step 1. You make a general protections dismissal application to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) within 21 days of being dismissed [link to Making an application – General protections dismissal]. Go to Step 2.
Step 2. The Commission notifies your employer of your application [link to What next? The employer's response to your application]. Possible action:
Step 3. The Commission sends you and your employer a Notice of Listing with the date and time of conciliation and you attend [link to Going to conciliation – Step by step guide]. Possible action:
Step 4. You put the agreement in writing [link to After conciliation – general protections dismissal].
Step 5. You cannot agree and the Commission sends you a certificate that says you were not able to settle [link to After conciliation- general protections dismissal]. Possible action: