Articles matching Employment Law - Worker Perspective


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...

What duty of care do Australian employers owe employees?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, OHS

Australian workplace occupational health and safety laws and employer duty of care.

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...

‘Whoops!’ I’ve made a mistake! Can a notice of resignation be withdrawn?

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

Many of us when deciding upon leaving a place of work, will do so without giving it a second thought. However, there may be some instances where notice...

What should be in my contract of employment?

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

There’s no longer an expectation that a person will be employed in the one place for life, therefore, if you’re on the hunt for a new role – and are successful...

What workplace rights and protections do casual employees have?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective

What workplace rights do Australian casual employees have? Do they have any protections?

What is reasonable notice when a contract of employment is terminated?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal

Contracts of employment come to an end on a regular basis either at the direction of the employee or employer. When the contract of employment does come...

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.

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?

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