Directors can be bullied too
Australian courts of law have recognised that bullying at work may cause psychological or psychiatric harm to workers. In the case of Nationwide News Pty Ltd v Naidu & Anor; ISS Security Pty Ltd v Naidu & Anor , for instance, the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of...Read More
Employment Seminar – A Healthy Success!
On the 18th of July, we hosted an Employment Seminar specifically for the Medical and Allied Health Sector. This seminar was conducted by Lynn and Brown Employment Lawyer, Kate Bretherton. We received a successful turn out with great reviews from those who attended. Issues currently facing practitioners in the industry...Read More
Should we protest our lack of rights to protest? Protesting workers’ rights.
In February 2017 the Fair Work Commission announced Sunday and public holiday rates would be reduced for workers in hospitality, retail, pharmacy and the fast food industry. All of a sudden workers were being faced with the prospect of having to work longer to maintain their current wages. The Commission...Read More
What Type of Employee Am I?
You could be employed as a full-time, part-time, or casual employee. It is important to know how you are employed as your type of employment determines your pay rate, leave, and other entitlements. The basis of employment is normally set out in a letter of appointment, contract of employment, or...Read More
Tattoos At Work- Can Employers Ban Body Art?
Australians today are getting inked at a phenomenal rate. Once a fringe craft, the tattoo industry has turned mainstream. Predictions suggest that around 25 per cent of Australians under 30 have been inked. But it’s not only the tattoo industry that’s booming, the laser tattoo removal industry is also on...Read More