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Can my employer ask me about my medical history during the recruitment stage?
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Can my employer ask me about my medical history during the recruitment stage?

During the recruitment process, your employer may ask you questions pertaining to your medical history relating to your ability to perform the inherent requirements of the role.

Can an employer be held vicariously liable for their employee?
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Can an employer be held vicariously liable for their employee?

Vicarious liability occurs when one party can be found liable for another party’s actions. In an employer/employee relationship, employers can be held legally responsible for acts of discrimination or harassment that occur in the workplace or in connection with a person’s employment.

I believe that my employer has been underpaying my superannuation. What are my rights?
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I believe that my employer has been underpaying my superannuation. What are my rights?

Employers are required to contribute at least 9.5 per cent payable at least every 3 months. An employee may elect to salary sacrifice, whereby an additional concessional contribution amount is paid from your pre-tax salary to your nominated superannuation account.

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Fair Work Act 2009 - protection and compensation

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