In some situations, an employer may 'stand down' an employee and not pay them. This can only happen for specific reasons. If there is a dispute about the stand down, we may be able to help. Use Form F13 to ask us to deal with a stand down dispute.
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Before you start
Have this information ready before you begin. You will need to tell us:
- your details
- your organisation's details (if applying on behalf of an organisation)
- your representative's details, such as a lawyer or paid agent (if you are using one)
- the details of the person or business you have the dispute with (the 'respondent')
- what the dispute is about
- what result you would like from this application.
Who can use this form
Only use this form if you are:
- an employee who has been, or is going to be, stood down for one of these reasons:
- industrial action
- machinery or equipment breakdown
- work has stopped for any reason your employer isn't responsible for
- an employee and have asked for leave to avoid being stood down
- a union representative
- an inspector.
Email your completed form to email@example.com. If you have supporting documents, you should send them at the same time.
You can also send or deliver your documents to the Commission office near you.
What happens next?
You must send (‘serve’) a copy of your application and any supporting documents to the respondent. You must do this as soon as possible.
Rules and regulations for this form
Fair Work Act 2009: Section 526