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RESTRAINT OF TRADE AND POST-EMPLOYMENT RESTRAINTS

In contracts, there are various types of post-employment restraints and restrictions that may survive the termination of the contract. Non-solicitation and non-compete clauses are some of...

INVESTIGATIONS: SERIOUS MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS

Appropriate strategies in investigations of allegations of misconduct can vary significantly in degree of sophistication. Once a process of investigation commences, it may take a life...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL: Overview

An employee generally has the right to pursue an unfair dismissal claim under the Fair Work Act 2009 if one of the following applies: A...

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Employment contracts are fundamental to the employment relationship and can be used to: Improve upon the minimum employment conditions in the National Employment Standards (NES),...

General Protections: Overview

The Fair Work Act 2009 provides a range of general protections for employees in relation to unfair treatment in the workplace. The general protections include: ...

ENTERPRISE BARGAINING & ENTERPRISE AGREEMENTS

The procedural requirements associated with bargaining for enterprise agreements under the Fair Work Act 2009 can be extremely daunting for an unfamiliar person.   Bargaining may commence...

REDUNDANCY: GENERAL INFORMATION

Redundancy: Is a situation of redundancy when: the employment is terminated, at the employer’s initiative, because the employer no longer requires the job done by...

REDUNDANT DURING MATERNITY LEAVE

Employee Awarded Over $250,000, after being made redundant during maternity leave  The Federal Circuit Court has awarded an employee a total of $215,759.89 in compensation and...