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Family & Domestic Violence Workplace Leave

Under the awards, the leave extends to any employee, including casual and part-time workers. It is not a requirement that a minimum length of service is needed before being entitled

Your Rights & Obligations as an Overseas Worker

Many overseas workers are not aware of their rights and obligations when working in Australia. Australian workplace laws provide basic protection and entitlements for all workers in

Employers Beware: Don’t Get Stuck With a $400,000 Order!

Have you got an employee that you’d rather not have? Have you thought of terminating that person’s employment? Are you prepared to deal with the consequences of those actions?

Employing Foreign Workers: Are You at Risk?

Given Australia’s shortage of skilled trades and numerous other occupations, employing foreign workers may be attractive to employers. However, before embarking on such an

Unfair Dismissal

An employee who has been dismissed from their employment in circumstances which are harsh, unjust, or unreasonable may be entitled to relief from Fair Work Australia for unfair

Have I Been Given Proper Warning at Work?

In Knight v Fawcett Plumbing, the Fair Work Commission found that, generally, warnings will be considered against whatever the ‘norm’ is at the workplace. Ms. Lisa Knight was an office

Do You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Workplace?

Social media is becoming one of the most successful platforms for marketing in businesses today. Despite this, it comes with the exposure of legal issues and blurred lines