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Is my employer a small business if it has associated entities?
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Is my employer a small business if it has associated entities?

If your employer is a small business, then for the purpose of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) it will be bound by different and less onerous rules when dismissing employees.

I have left a well-paying job for a new role, but am now being made redundant. Do I have any legal recourse?
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I have left a well-paying job for a new role, but am now being made redundant. Do I have any legal recourse?

If you feel your employer has mislead you into a new role, only to make you redundant, you could receive damages for loss suffered.

My employer has changed my regular hours of work. What are my legal rights?
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My employer has changed my regular hours of work. What are my legal rights?

If an employer is seeking to change your working hours, they must ensure they are acting within the confines of the law. This includes adhering to contractual obligations, engaging in appropriate consultation and ensuring that the change is not a result of any discriminatory reasons.

User Guide to the Fair Work Act

This is your best guide to the complex Fair Work Act. It makes navigating the act easy.

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Fair Work Act 2009 - protection and compensation

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Dealing with misleading conduct by your employer

The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 limits the way employers can conduct themselves.

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