Are You Joining The Gig Economy?

Are you joining the Gig economy?

Are you an employee?  A sham contract, under the Fair Work Act 2009, is the misrepresentation of employment as an independent contracting arrangement. This is often driven by the desire to avoid certain responsibilities such as payroll tax and paying…

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Understanding Unfair Dismissal Claims

Understanding Unfair Dismissal Claims

Unfair dismissal matters can be complex and frustrating for both employers and employees alike.  Since the commencement of the Fair Work Act in 2009, employers have had expanded responsibilities to ensure they correctly terminate employees and more employees are able…

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Avoiding Redundancy Traps

Avoiding redundancy traps

Employers can easily fall into dispute with their employees by failing to properly handle redundancies. There is often uncertainty surrounding redundancy, in terms of handling it within the law, as well as cost. Redundancy commonly occurs when a business is…

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