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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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Can a person be summarily dismissed from their job due to drunkenness or drugs?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, OHS, Employment Law

Australian employees enjoy a number of robust protections from unfair dismissal. However, there may be instances where the behaviour of the individual...

Can an employee face summary dismissal from work without notice?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law

Although there are a number of ways in which a contract of employment can come to an end, that still doesn’t take away from the fact that the notice requirements...

Can I be suspended from work by my employer?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective

Are Australian employers able to suspend an employee from work? The law of suspension in Australia.

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What are some of the reforms included in the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS)?

Date: 01 Oct 2017, Filed under: Employment Law, Immigration

The TSS visa has introduced an occupation list that is more refined in the targeting of occupation lists, and aims to be better aligned with any skills...

When does unfair dismissal occur?

Date: 01 Sep 2017, Filed under: Unfair Dismissal

There are a number of ways in which unfair dismissal can occur, and Fair Work Australia will consider that a person has been unfairly dismissed...

Can employees on maternity leave be discriminated against?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Discrimination

In Thomson v Orica Australia (2002) 116 IR 186; [2002] FCA 939, the Federal Court found that the respondent had engaged in direct discrimination...

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7-Eleven franchisee in court after allegedly dismissing worker who refused cash-back

Date: 18 Oct 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Industrial Relations, Employment Law, Workplace disputes

The Fair Work Ombudsman announced that a 7-Eleven Franchisee in Brisbane is facing court for allegedly dismissing a worker by removing him from the roster...

Former Brisbane Coffee Club franchisee penalised over unlawful cash-back payment

Date: 20 Jun 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Industrial Relations, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

The Fair Work Ombudsman stated that it has secured more than $180,000 in penalties against a former Coffee Club café franchisee in Brisbane for contraventions...

Labour-hire operator penalised for underpaying overseas workers on Queensland farms

Date: 07 Jun 2017, Filed under: Employment Law, Workplace disputes

The Fair Work Ombudsman announced that a Queensland labour-hire operator were penalised a total of $102,000 for underpaying 144 employees.

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