(1) The FWC may deal with a dispute about the operation of this Part.
(2) The FWC may deal with the dispute by arbitration.
Note: The FWC may also deal with a dispute by mediation or conciliation, or by making a recommendation or expressing an opinion (see subsection 595(2)).
(3) The FWC may deal with the dispute only on application by any of the following:
(a) an employee who has been, or is going to be, stood down under subsection 524(1) (or purportedly under subsection 524(1));
(b) an employee in relation to whom the following requirements are satisfied:
(i) the employee has made a request to take leave to avoid being stood down under subsection 524(1) (or purportedly under subsection 524(1));
(ii) the employee's employer has authorised the leave;
(c) an employee organisation that is entitled to represent the industrial interests of an employee referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);
(d) an inspector.
(4) In dealing with the dispute, the FWC must take into account fairness between the parties concerned.