Can Casual Workers Claim Unfair Dismissal?

Can Casual Workers Claim Unfair Dismissal?

The Fair Work Commission has recently handed down a decision which provides increased access to unfair dismissal claims by casual workers. Particularly those employees engaged in the labour hire industry. In the case of Robert Smith v Goldfields People Hire Pty Ltd...
Was Your Trade Licence Suspended Or Cancelled?

Was Your Trade Licence Suspended Or Cancelled?

If your trade licence has been cancelled, suspended or a penalty has been imposed by the Department of Fair Trading, it’s understandable that it can have a detrimental effect on your business or your capacity to make a living. There are many ways that the...
Do you need to make an employee redundant?

Do you need to make an employee redundant?

In today’s changing economic and technological environment the process of making an employee redundant is very common. Did you know that as an employer, you have strict statutory duties and responsibilities to follow in respect of that redundancy? If those...
Managing Leave: A Quick Guide for Busy Employers

Managing Leave: A Quick Guide for Busy Employers

When it comes to managing leave in the workplace, no matter what the length, it can be murky water to swim in. The Fair Work Act details leave in its entirety; annual, sick, parental and many more. Here is a summary of the different types of leave. Annual Leave All...