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Work IssuesWelcome to the work issues page where you will find helpful information on your rights as a full time, casual, temp or self employed worker from hiring through to termination. There are also resources available on this site which will guide you through the dos and don’ts when confronted with some of the more common employment law issues.

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Are agency employees protected from unfair dismissal?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Unfair Dismissal

Can agency workers bring an unfair dismissal claim in Australia?

What should be in my contract of employment?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective

What terms should be included in a contract of employment? This piece will also cover express and implied terms in an employment contract as well.

How is redundancy defined in relation to employment law?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law

Most readers will have a conception of what the term “redundancy” means in relation to employment matters. However, we here at FindLaw love unwrapping...


Can a notice of resignation made at an emotional moment or under duress be withdrawn?

Date: 01 May 2017, Filed under: Employment Law

Although the autonomy of the individual has been recognised, the common law does make a qualification where the retraction of notice may be permissible...

Do children have the capacity to enter into an employment contract?

Date: 01 Apr 2017, Filed under: Employment Law

The general rule of capacity to enter into a contract is still applicable when it comes to employment contracts and minors. If we look towards the common...

Does an employer have to provide a reference if you ask for one?

Date: 01 Mar 2017, Filed under: Employment Law

Before exploring the legalities in regards to employment references, we should perhaps begin with the more basic question, on whether or not an employer...

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Immigrant employers exploiting workers from similar background

Date: 07 Feb 2017, Filed under: Employment Law

The Commonwealth Fair Work Ombudsman's legal action over five overseas workers being underpaid $148,710 at Japanese-style food outlets trading as Teppanyaki...

$143,000 in penalties for $18,000 underpayment of two overseas workers in Brisbane

Date: 23 Jan 2017, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Law, Workplace disputes

A Court’s decision to impose $143,000 in penalties over two Taiwanese workers in Brisbane being underpaid $18,000 sends a message about the seriousness...

7-Eleven signs Proactive Compliance Deed

Date: 13 Dec 2016, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Law

The Fair Work Ombudsman has announced that 7-Eleven, has signed a Proactive Compliance Deed with the Ombudsman.


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