What will the new minimum wage and high income threshold mean for the rights of workers and the compensation they can claim?
A detailed look at the employment laws you need to consider before you part ways with an employee.
Business owners, investors, directors, managers, payroll officers and external accounts can all be personally liable for breaches of Australian employ…
Bullying can constitute a risk to health and safety that is either a visible physical risk or a non-visible mental risk – the latter being more diffic…
The Fair Work Act 2009 requires employers to have a reason for dismissal over disciplinary issues that is “sound, defensible or well founded”.
Not all discrimination is unlawful – here we pick our way through the minefield of what is and isn’t allowed.
The importance of, and risks relating to, human resources policies that small businesses ought to consider.
A guide to understanding employment contracts and ensuring they are clear and well-written for the benefit of both employer and employee.
Small businesses, particularly those with a desire to expand, can sometimes be tempted to oversell the nature of a position when recruiting.
Businesses must understand that an employment contract cannot override an employee’s statutory rights in defining their conditions of employment.
Failing to give sufficient attention on how you characterise your workforce can land you in legal hot water.