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You must make a general protections dismissal application to the Commission within 21 days of the date you were dismissed.
You may be able to make a number of different claims against your employer. Before you make any claims, you should get
legal advice to help you work out what is the right option for you.
To make a general protections application you need to:
For more information, see Step by step guide: Making a general protections application.
Once the Commission gets your application, they will serve it on (give it to) your employer.
Your employer has seven days from when it receives the application to fill in a response form and file it with the Commission. Your employer must also serve you with a copy of their response.
For more information, see
What next? The employer's response to your application.
After you file a general protections dismissal application at the Commission, the Commission will arrange a conference with you and your employer to try and settle the dispute. You will be sent a notice of listing with the date, time and location of the conference. For more information, see
For answers to commonly asked questions, see
Going to the Fair Work Commission - Frequently Asked Questions.