Based on my experiences dealing with employee related claims and disputes, find out my top 3 tips for employers wishing to avoid legal problems relating to their employees.Read article
The law relating to unfair dismissal claims is contained in the Fair Work Act 2009. Unfair dismissal claims are commenced by filing an Unfair Dismissal Application with the Fair Work Commission. However, an Application can only be made within 21 calendar days of the date the dismissal takes effect.
This article is the third part in our series on the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill 2022 (‘the Bill’) and focuses on the amendments to enterprise bargaining and agreements.
This article is the second part in our series on the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill 2022 (‘the Bill’) and focuses on the amendments to the building and construction industry and addresses the considerations for employers in this industry.
This article is the first part in our series on the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill 2022 (‘the Bill’) and focuses on what the changes mean for employers.
How to terminate an employee and avoid an unfair dismissal claim: Best practices for avoiding unfair dismissal applications
An unfair dismissal occurs where an employee is dismissed from their job and the dismissal is harsh, unjust or unreasonable.
As we move towards the end of year festivities arranged by the workplace is important to remember that employers continue to owe a duty of care to their employees at these events even if they are off-site.
The employee/employer relationship is extremely complex and typically involves the employer placing a great amount of trust in the employee from an early stage.
Redundancy occurs when an employer no longer requires an employee’s job to be performed by anyone because of changes in the operational requirements of the business and consultation with the employee has occurred.
Based on my experiences dealing with employee related claims and disputes, find out my top 3 tips for employers wishing to avoid legal problems relating to their employees.
Whilst Company mandated vaccines are becoming increasingly common in the United States, in Australia all vaccines for workforces have been made by government under public health orders, up until now.
Since 1 October 2018, most casual employees have been entitled to request their employment status be converted to full time or part time status where certain requirements are met and an employer cannot refuse the request unless it has reasonable grounds to do so.