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What happens when employees are fired for complaining at work

  • Written by Elizabeth Shi, Lecturer, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University
What happens when employees are fired for complaining at workWhen an employee is dismissed after making a complaint, it's relatively easy for the employer to hide the true reason for dismissal.www.shutterstock.com

It’s illegal for an employer to fire an employee for complaining under the Fair Work Act, but in a study of 30 courts cases we found it’s difficult for employees to prove they have been...

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