Before you apply for unfair dismissal, it's important to check whether you are eligible to make an application.
Many workers are protected from unfair dismissal. You should check if you are ready to apply for unfair dismissal. Your eligibility depends on several things including:
- whether you have been dismissed
- whether you are an eligible employee
- who you worked for
- how long you worked for
- whether you are lodging within the 21 day timeframe.
We explain who the law protects from unfair dismissal. If you are not sure you qualify, answer some questions about your situation. This can help you understand the options that may be available.