Workers Compensation from an Employer’s Point of View

Workers Compensation from an Employer’s Point of View

Workers compensation and the requirements of you the employer An employer cannot dismiss an employee because of an injury or disability arising from work. Your worker has an obligation to notify you of the injury as soon as it happens, and you as the employer are...
Are Restraints of Trade Really Enforceable?

Are Restraints of Trade Really Enforceable?

What are restraints of trade? Restraints of trade are often incorporated in employment contracts to protect the employer in various ways. The most common types of employment restraints include: Non –disclosure clauses which protects the confidential information of an...
Managing Workplace Injuries and Workers Compensation

Managing Workplace Injuries and Workers Compensation

Workplace Injuries and Taking Leave Employees who are injured at work have access to ten days of paid ‘personal/carer’s leave’, which can be taken by anyone who is unwell for work because of an illness or injury. This leave does not usually accrue from year to year....
How can a Deed of Release protect my business?

How can a Deed of Release protect my business?

A Deed of Release allows parties to settle on a matter without any admission of liability. It can protect the employer in relation to an array of potentially problematic issues arising from an employee’s separation from the workplace. Protection from future claims A...