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.
Cases and Legislation February 2020
Cases and Legislation February 2020 Post-Employment Conduct “Ex-employee fined for contempt after breaching Court undertakings" Maxilift Australia Pty Ltd v Donnelly  SASC 8 Executive summary A former sales manager has been fined $7,115 and found in contempt of...
Employers place a significant emphasis on workplace culture, and rightly so – a workplace that holds itself and its employees to a high standard – set against an identified set of values – is likely to garner support and respect from employees, clients and the public.
Head in the cloud
Organisational change is a constant for business – whether it involves wider cultural change within a company, the introduction of new technology or systems of work, or even a restructure or downsizing of the workforce.
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered the Australian Workers Union (AWU) to pay $18,000 in penalties following its pursuit of disciplinary action against its own members.
All together now
An external HR consultant and a supervisor have been found accessorily liable for contraventions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) after they were involved in the dismissal of an employee who raised a potential award non-compliance issue.
In recent times there has been widespread publicity about the outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, which has spread from the Hubei province in China and has since been identified in other countries, including Australia.