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Employment, IR & Workplace Safety

Employment, IR & Workplace Safety

overview

We can provide you with strategic and day to day guidance on all types of Employment Law, Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety issues. We are experienced acting for government departments, corporations, insurers and individuals in a variety of matters.

We can advise you on:

  • Employment contracts
  • Unfair dismissal matters
  • Disputes concerning unfair contracts, including disputes concerning senior executives and their entitlements upon termination of employment
  • Confidentiality and protection of intellectual property obligations
  • Option schemes
  • Option, bonus and commission entitlements
  • Taxation consequences of hiring and terminating employees
  • Award amendments
  • Industrial disputes for a variety of clients
  • Strategies for implementing large scale redundancies and changes in workforce structure, and
  • Occupational health and safety, and workplace policies and procedures including those relating to internet, discrimination, occupational health and safety and sexual harassment.
Employment Law

Our expertise includes:

  • Drafting employment contracts
  • Advising and acting for employers and employees in unfair dismissal matters
  • Drafting and negotiating award amendments and negotiating the resolution of industrial disputes
  • Advising and acting in disputes concerning unfair contracts, including disputes concerning senior executives and their entitlements upon termination of employment
  • Advising employers in relation to taxation consequences of hiring and terminating employees
  • Drafting and negotiating enterprise agreements
  • Advising employers on confidentiality and protection of intellectual property obligations, and
  • Drafting policies in relation to the internet, use of email and salary packages.
Industrial Law

Our expertise includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating award amendments and negotiating the resolution of industrial disputes for a variety of clients
  • Advising clients in relation to strategies for implementing large scale redundancies and changes in workforce structure
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of policies and procedures, and
  • Advising on Statutory obligations under Commonwealth and State legislation.
Occupational Health & Safety

Our expertise includes:

  • Assisting with the development and application of policies and procedures
  • Advising on statutory obligations under the Commonwealth and State legislation and regulations
  • Developing and implementing training programs for clients to keep staff up to date on workplace safety topics such as risk management and the ramifications of non-compliance, and
  • Advising on the implementation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Discrimination

Our expertise includes:

  • Drafting policies and procedures on discrimination in the workplace, and
  • Acting in relation to disputes arising from discriminatory practices including sexual, physical ability and age discrimination.
Employment Workplace Training

Our Employment, IR and Workplace Safety team members are always keen to share their comprehensive knowledge of workplace and employment law from recruitment and people management and workplace behaviour, to safety and risk management.  

We understand that a successful workplace relations strategy is critical to your business success, but also that every workplace is unique with its own culture, values and motivations. Our focus is always on educating you on the overarching laws while establishing tailored strategies to best meet your needs and objectives.

Showcased below are some popular sessions and packages we offer in partnership with our clients. Of course, we will develop and adapt any training session or workshop, so don’t hesitate to contact us so we can discuss your requirements. 

 

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Our Employment, IR & Workplace Safety Achievements

Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Legal Directory

We have been ranked as a leading firm for Employment in the 2015 Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Legal Directory.

Best Lawyers® Australia

We were selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® Australia publication in 2014/15 to 2017 inclusive for Labour and Employment.

AsiaLaw Profiles

We have been listed as a recommended law firm in the AsiaLaw Profiles in 2017 and 2018 for Labour & Employment.

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