Working out if I’ve been underpaid

Working out if I’ve been underpaid

Most employers do the right thing and pay their employees the prescribed rates of pay under the Fair Work Commission Modern Awards or the National Minimum Wage. A small minority do not, and if you’re employed by one of these then you are missing out on what is...
What is a genuine redundancy?

What is a genuine redundancy?

External and internal factors can force a business to reconsider its allocation of its resources. Quite often an operational change in a business also correlates with the termination of a large number of employees, as certain positions are no longer required within...
How are casual employment contracts different?

How are casual employment contracts different?

A casual employment contract is fundamentally different to either a permanent or fixed term arrangement. Very few employers, or employees, have taken the time to fully understand the consequences of casual employment. What does it mean to be a casual employee? Casual...