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 individual athletes, coaches, clubs, associations and governing bodies. Our legal expertise and organisational values, together with our ethical and professional standards, makes us the benchmark when it comes to supporting the female sports industry.
Questions of capacity
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has endorsed the approach of a HR team in their management of an injured worker and the subsequent termination of her employment resulting from her incapacity to perform the inherent requirements of her role.
Who’s with me?
A recent dispute between one of Australia’s leading sports agencies and two of its ex-employees is a reminder to employers about the importance of implementing processes to protect confidential information, including that of their customers and clients.
When considering claims of adverse action under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the FW Act) a key focus of inquiry is the actual reasons of the decision-maker for engaging in the action.
Please, please, please, let me get what I want
One of the National Employment Standards (NES) under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) is the entitlement for employees in particular circumstances to request a flexible working arrangement with their employer. Such requests can only be refused by employers on reasonable business grounds.
One for my baby, and one more for the road
A bottle shop attendant in Cairns was recently awarded compensation in excess of $39,000 after she was dismissed for being pregnant.
Yes, it's that time of year when employers and social committees start planning Melbourne Cup functions and Christmas parties. In this webinar our Managing Director, Athena Koelmeyer, will discuss some of the more interesting legal decisions around work social events...