01 Nov 2021

How to deal with Workplace Discrimination and Harassment


29 Jun 2021

Preventative Measures: Reducing the Risk of Employees Suing

Often times, situations arise where employers feel pressured to make a prompt decision concerning an employee’s ongoing employment. In circumstances where a decision is made to discipline or terminate an employee, employers run the risk of facing legal action (and the associated stress and costs). While employers cannot stop an employee from bringing a claim or action, measures can be taken to attempt to reduce the likelihood of such occurring, or to have a defensible position if such does occur.


15 Jun 2021

Small Business and Unfair Dismissal; the Effect of Codified Protections

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the Act) provides certain employees protection from unfair dismissal.


18 Feb 2021

No Jab No Job: Can Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccination?

Recent reflection by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) implies the answer will be yes; employers will be able to require that their employees be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus in circumstances where the risk to public safety outweigh the employee’s objection.


06 Dec 2017

Up to $70 Million Owing to Queensland Apprentices for Underpayment of Wages

As the Federal Court heralds the end of a longstanding wages dispute, over 4,000 Queensland apprentices emerge victorious, claiming up to $70 million in underpayments owed by their employers.