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After the hearing, the Commission member who heard your unfair dismissal case will make a decision.
The Commission member will usually reserve their decision. This means that a decision is not given on the day of the hearing. Instead, the Commission member will go away and think about the case and make a decision later. Sometimes it can take several months for the Commission to make a decision about your case.
The Commission will contact you when the Commission member is ready to tell you their decision. The Commission member will give you and the employer a written decision that gives reasons for the orders that they have decided to make.
In some cases, the Commission member will make an order that one party pay the other's legal costs of the case. For more information, see
If you lose the case, do not argue with the Commission member. It may be possible to appeal. For more information see
For more information about what happens after the case, including information about enforcing agreements, orders and appealing the decision, see
After the case