How we can help
At Workplace Law we encourage a proactive, preventative approach to solve employment or workplace issues at the earliest opportunity. To that end, our firm offers an array of services to help our clients achieve their business goals and avoid expensive workplace-related litigation.
An industrial dispute can have a profound and lasting negative effect on your business and its reputation in the marketplace, unless addressed quickly and efficiently to produce a positive result.
Workplace Law offers services to Australian companies in the USA and UK and, to companies in those countries doing, or wanting to do, business in Australia.
At Workplace Law we understand that a harmonious workplace is a productive workplace. For this reason it is important that issues raised by employees are investigated by highly skilled and experienced people and then resolved quickly and effectively.
Work Health & Safety
Workplace Law assists clients in understanding and managing duties and obligations under Work Health and Safety legislation.
Workplace Law offers specialist services in the area of Workers Compensation to both employers and insurers in response to claims by injured employees.
A primary objective of anti-discrimination law is the elimination of discrimination against persons in the workplace. Such discrimination may occur on the basis of (for example) race, sex, disability, age, or sexuality.
Workplace Law provides a range of services to sporting organisations. Building on our expertise in workplace relations advising local councils and state sporting organisations, our lawyers are able to assist sporting organisations at all levels.
Show me the money
Baseless complaints or attempts at extortion are capable of amounting to serious misconduct, as exemplified in this case.
You used to call me on my cell phone
It is rare to come across someone who does not have their mobile phone in their hand, pocket, bag or otherwise within reaching distance at all times.
Need not apply
Job advertisements should be carefully drafted to ensure that they focus on the essential skills of the position and not any irrelevant or subjective factors.
Pulling up stumps
Australian sports fans were shocked when three Australian cricketers were caught up in a ball tampering scandal, leading to the downfall of the Australian cricket captain and his deputy.
Can you back it up?
Dismissal unfair where allegations that an employee leaked information were unsupported and employee’s WHS reporting was justified
Employers should be mindful that employees have a responsibility for health and safety within the workplace and are entitled to (and should be encouraged to) raise health and safety matters.
Big Little Lies
If dishonesty does find its way into the workplace, employers must act swiftly and hold employees accountable where necessary, so that it does not become a part of the workplace culture.