This precedent is an example letter that an employer may send to an employee who is engaging, or who intends to engage, in unprotected (and hence unlawful) industrial action.
See Part 3-3 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) as to when industrial action will be protected.
The maximum fine applicable (currently $10,200) is regulated by section 546 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the value of penalty units under the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth).
This precedent has been authored for Lexis Nexis by Finlaysons law firm, Adelaide.
This document is prepared with the assistance of Specialist Editor Justine Turnbull, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Australia.