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Workplace Law

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Our firm offers an array of services to help our clients achieve their business goals and avoid expensive workplace-related litigation.
Employment Law

Employment Law

At Workplace Law we encourage a proactive, preventative approach to solve employment or workplace issues at the earliest opportunity.

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Work Health & Safety

Work Health & Safety

Workplace Law assists clients in understanding and managing duties and obligations under Work Health and Safety legislation.

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Workplace Behaviour

Workplace Behaviour

The culture of an organisation will determine how successful it will be so, it is vital employers set themselves up to provide the best environment for their employees to be happy and to produce their best effort.

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Industrial Disputes

Industrial Disputes

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.

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Discrimination

Discrimination

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.

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International Law

International Law

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.

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Sports Law

Sports Law

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.

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Workplace Investigations

Workplace Investigations

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.

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Corporate Law

Corporate Law

Corporate issues including negotiating and drafting agreements, resolving disputes, fraud, theft and injunctions.

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Award Compliance & Payroll Audits

Award Compliance & Payroll Audits

Classifications, rates, advice and representation related to Award Compliance

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Employment Law

Employment Law

At Workplace Law we encourage a proactive, preventative approach to solve employment or workplace issues at the earliest opportunity.

Read More
Work Health & Safety

Work Health & Safety

Workplace Law assists clients in understanding and managing duties and obligations under Work Health and Safety legislation.

Read More
Workplace Behaviour

Workplace Behaviour

The culture of an organisation will determine how successful it will be so, it is vital employers set themselves up to provide the best environment for their employees to be happy and to produce their best effort.

Read More
Industrial Disputes

Industrial Disputes

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.

Read More
Discrimination

Discrimination

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.

Read More
International Law

International Law

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.

Read More
Sports Law

Sports Law

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.

Read More
Workplace Investigations

Workplace Investigations

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.

Read More
Corporate Law

Corporate Law

Corporate issues including negotiating and drafting agreements, resolving disputes, fraud, theft and injunctions.

Read More
Award Compliance & Payroll Audits

Award Compliance & Payroll Audits

Classifications, rates, advice and representation related to Award Compliance

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latest Updates

Sham slam

Commission applies test confirmed by High Court in distinguishing between employee and contractor

In a recent decision, the Fair Work Commission has applied the test recently confirmed by the High Court of Australia in CFMMEU v Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd [2022] HCA 1 and ZG Operations Australia Pty Ltd v Jamsek [2022] HCA 2, in distinguishing between employees and contractors.

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Down but not out

Full Bench looks at meaning of dismissed for the purposes of the unfair dismissal jurisdiction

The question of whether a demotion will constitute a dismissal under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) was considered by the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission NSW Trains v James [2022] FWCFB 55.

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Step back

Employer fails to disprove adverse action claim

A recent decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has reaffirmed the standard of proof that is required to disprove allegations of unlawful adverse action under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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Canteen Crasher

FWC warns against employer’s “concerning” performance management in stop-bullying application

The stop-bullying provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) provide a mechanism for the Fair Work Commission to impose orders upon employers (as well as individual employees) which are aimed at stopping bullying behaviour in the workplace.

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Employer ordered to pay $150,000 in damages for sexual harassment by an employee

In a recent decision of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, an employer has been ordered to pay $150,000 in general damages to a former employee for failing to take reasonable precautions to prevent her from being sexually harassed in the workplace.

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Media Release: Athena Koelmeyer appointed to Board of City of Sydney Basketball Association

Workplace Law is proud to announce that our Managing Director, Athena Koelmeyer has been appointed to the Board of the City of Sydney Basketball Association. Athena has a genuine passion for the sport of basketball which along with her legal and governance expertise made this what she described as a ‘dream appointment’.

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