Are you a manager who’s pay has been cut?

Are you a manager who’s pay has been cut?

Are you still working the same (or more) hours from home? What should you do? Contact JFMLAW we will fight for your rights in the COVID 19 crisis On 24 March 2020, the Prime Minister said for most Australians, 2020 was going to be their toughest year yet referring to...
Terminating an employee on Workers’ Compensation in NSW

Terminating an employee on Workers’ Compensation in NSW

Terminating an employee on workers’ compensation is a very delicate process and may expose you to significant liability if you don’t do it in the correct way. In particular, you may breach section 385 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (NSW) if you terminate in...
How procedural fairness can affect an unfair dismissal case

How procedural fairness can affect an unfair dismissal case

Procedural fairness should come into play when an employee is terminated from their workplace. They should be given the opportunity to defend themselves and provide a response to an employer’s allegations before any disciplinary action is taken. Termination of an...
Coronavirus’ business impact: Standing down employees

Coronavirus’ business impact: Standing down employees

The coronavirus means that a lot of businesses simply won’t have enough work to carry on. No one wants to close their business down. Nobody wants to create redundancies. Nobody wants an unfair dismissal claim. So what do you do? Consider standing down your employees...
What should you expect from a constructive dismissal?

What should you expect from a constructive dismissal?

What is a constructive dismissal? An employee has experience constructive dismissal if they had no other choice other than to resign because of action taken by the employer. The threshold for succeeding in a constructive dismissal case is high and generally very...