It is unlawful for an employer to dismiss an employee because the employee has made a claim for workers compensation. Read on for more information.
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If you have been accused of breaching your duty of loyalty, it is important to seek legal advice to assist you in understanding the sources and scope of this duty.
There are certain circumstances where employees on a fixed-term contract are entitled to bring forward an unfair dismissal claim. If you feel discriminated against, read on.
From 1 December 2018, modern awards include new rules about requests for flexible work arrangements.
When an employee is hired for the purpose of a particular contract, loss of that contract can often result in loss of job, without redundancy.
I am dealing with family and domestic violence and it is impacting my ability to effectively function at work. What can I do?
Changes entitling employees to take unpaid family and domestic violence leave are in effect from 1 August 2018.
In a landmark decision, the Fair Work Commission has determined that food-delivery rider Josh Klooger was an employee at Foodora, not an independent contractor. The implications for the gig-economy are only just playing out, but will be inevitably far-reaching.
Relationships in the workplace are inevitable and often harmless to a business, however in some cases, dismissal may be justified.
In a decision on 9 August 2018, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) finalised and proposed a model casual conversion clause to be included in all Modern Awards from 1 October 2018.
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.