Our Employment and Industrial Relations team acts for government and corporate entities, including employers of all sizes from SME’s and NFP’s through to multinational companies. We assist our clients to resolve a wide range of issues, including:
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"Show cause" letters can be a powerful tool in managing difficult workplace situations. What should they contain? And when and how are they useful?
On 1 July 2019, new whistleblower laws will come into effect. Employers should ensure they are across the changes, including implementing workplace policies dealing with disclosures.
The plethora of legal issues associated with the engagement of casual employees looks likely to become more complex in the short term.
You have issued an employee with a warning and they refuse to accept it. Is it still valid?
Regardless of which party wins the upcoming Federal Election, it appears likely that most, if not all, casual employees in Australia will be given a right to convert to part-time or full-time employment.
So, you’re due to have a “difficult conversation” with an employee. Do you need to offer them a support person? And if so, what role can (and should) that person play?
Abandonment of employment can be a minefield for employers. This article will unpack the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision in this area, setting out its minimum expectations for employers dealing with this issue.
The Fair Work Commission recently handed down a decision which will introduce or significantly alter annualised wage clauses in a large number of modern awards, including in mining, banking, horticulture and hospitality.