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:
Unfair dismissals can be tricky - does the punishment fit the crime? This article explores the importance of proportionality in disciplinary action.
In this article we look at a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission which recognised the right of employers to exercise managerial prerogative when making redundancy decisions.
In Sina Zevari’s recent article he looked at annualised salary arrangements and foreshadowed significant changes to annualised wage clauses in a large number of modern awards. In this article we take a look at some of the more onerous obligations for employers and what this could mean for your business.
A recent court ruling relating to the accrual of personal/carer's leave will have a substantial impact on employers across Australia.
"You're fired!" While TV (particularly of the reality variety) might have you think this is sufficient, it rarely is, and certainly not in Australia. Why? Read more below.
The Fair Work Commission has recently advised of a number of changes which will take effect from 1 July 2019.
"Show cause" letters can be a powerful tool in managing difficult workplace situations. What should they contain? And when and how are they useful?