Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Prepare for Conciliation

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Prepare for Conciliation

Article excerpt

IN CASES of unfair dismissal applications, after the applicant has filed their material and the respondent has been offered the right to respond, the next step is usually the conciliation conference.

This step is often the most daunting for clients, since this is the stage when the parties meet to discuss the issues leading to dismissal.

Even if you are in the situation where you don't have legal representation - whether you are an employee or employer - there are certain ways you can prepare for the conciliation.

In my experience, having a good strategy set out for the conciliation conference is the best way to ensure all of the grievances of the parties will be voiced and all questions they wish answered are raised.

The Fair Work Commission website sets out a guide that takes applicants and respondents through the conciliation process, step by step. It provides a checklist to help the parties prepare for the conference and includes a list of frequently asked questions. …

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