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By Simon Obee
When dismissing a full-time or part-time employee, the Fair Work Act provides for a mandatory minimum period of notice.
By Richard Ottley, Simon Obee
Entitlement of an employee to long service leave is regulated by State or Territory based legislation.
By Michael Byrnes
Issues arising from workplace relationships need to be considered dispassionately, focusing on impact on the employer.
By Michael Byrnes
These cases demonstrate that hope may not be lost for an employer in cases where there are procedural deficiencies.
By Michael Byrnes
The proper engagement of a principal contractor is fundamental to managing WHS risk in construction projects.
By Michael Byrnes
Employers should consider an action plan, in case allegations of serious misconduct are made against senior executives.
By Sherlene Heng
In separation, when one party is not registered on the title of property, lodging a caveat may secure their interest.
By Linda McGirr
It is important to comply with Court Orders at specific times, as consequences for breach of orders can be significant,.
By Linda McGirr
Where the parent's mental health could be a risk to the children, protecting the children will be the Court's priority.
By Linda McGirr
It is a common misconception that an inheritance received after separation should be excluded from the property pool.
By Simon Obee
There is no limit to the ordinary hours a casual employee can work and no overtime is payable in the Horticulture Award.
By Monique Robb, Katerina Lonergan
This recent High Court judgment appears to broaden the circumstances in which a Financial Agreement can be set aside.
By Simon Obee
Some awards provide that redundancy pay is payable by certain small business employers (albeit on a reduced scale).
By Eric Ziehlke
Once you have identified, valued and protected your brands, you would be in a position to exploit the potential in them.
By Simon Obee
Unlike most other modern awards, clause 31 provides that employees are entitled to an additional week of annual leave.
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