Employment & Workplace Relations

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Not paying Super? Penalties are guaranteed.

An employer must pay an employee’s superannuation in accordance with their ordinary pay cycle or…

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High Court Hands Down Casual Employment Ruling

The High Court’s decision on 4 August 2021 in the case of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato & Ors has set…

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Can Employers Terminate Staff for Breaching Public Health Orders?

Case law suggests that employers are able to justify dismissing employees without notice for…

mandatory vaccination

Can my employer make it mandatory that I am vaccinated?

Is it legal for my employer to make me get the COVID vaccine? What rights do employers and…

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Know Your Rights: Unfair Dismissal

Currently, unfair dismissal claims are inundating the Fair Work Commission with a 65% spike in…

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Redundancies: Understanding Your Options

As businesses navigate and recover from the COVID-19 crisis, employers are forced to make…

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Terminating an Executive Employee

If you are considering terminating an executive employee - understand the risks and your employee's…

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Deed of Release – Does it cover all possible future claims?

It is essential that you receive legal advice when entering into a Deed of Release. Our Lawyers can…

pay your staff correctly as you can be held personally liable

Pay your staff correctly as you can be held personally liable!

Directors take note, harsher penalties for breaches of your duties and responsibilities could leave…

Small Business Fair Dismissal Code

Understanding the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code (the Code) provides a framework for small businesses that…