EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS ROCKHAMPTON
Our expertise in employment law and workplace relations is founded on an appreciation of the priorities and interests of both employees and employers.
We have a comprehensive understanding of what is relevant and what is fair in employment relationships.
The aim of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) is to ‘provide a balanced framework for cooperative and productive workplace relations that promotes national economic prosperity and social inclusion for all Australians’.
We help employers to create and maintain fair work places within this framework by providing advice and assistance.
Help for Employers
For employers, creating a safe and productive workplace while keeping up with applicable rules and regulations is a daunting task. We help employers of all sizes do both by evaluating current employment agreements, guidelines and systems to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. We also make general recommendations for improvement and offer advice to address particular areas of concern.
WE CAN ASSIST WITH:
- Agreement Negotiation and Formation
- Individual Contracts and Flexibility Arrangements
- Collective Bargaining and Enterprise Agreements
- Modern Awards and other Industrial Instruments
- Managing Employee Performance
- Termination of Employment (including Redundancy issues)
- Unpaid Employment Entitlements
- Mediation and Dispute Resolution
- Workplace Bullying
- Unfair Dismissal and unlawful dismissal or discrimination
- Adverse Action and Breaches of the General Protections contained in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
- Labour hire licensing
- Responding to Enforcement Investigations and Prosecutions
Expert Employment Lawyers in Rockhampton
Employment law is intricate and constantly changing; therefore, having the right legal advice is essential to protect your rights as either an employer or employee. Our experienced employment lawyers possess the knowledge and skillset to assist with all aspects of employment law such as contracts, workplace investigations, discrimination/harassment claims, unfair dismissal cases, redundancy situations and workplace health & safety concerns.
An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and employee, so it’s essential that its terms are fair and legally enforceable. Our employment lawyers can assist with drafting and reviewing contracts, negotiating terms, as well as resolving disputes if any arise.
Conducting workplace investigations can be a complex and delicate process. To guarantee an impartial investigation that adheres to legal requirements, having legal counsel is essential. Our employment lawyers provide support with conducting workplace investigations, drafting reports on findings, and offering advice on what course of action should be taken.
Discrimination and Harassment Claims
Discrimination and harassment in the workplace can have a severe effect on your career and well-being, so it’s essential to take action to safeguard your rights. Our employment lawyers offer expert guidance on discrimination and harassment claims, such as what legal requirements must be met to file a claim and what options exist for resolving it.
An unfair dismissal can be a difficult and emotional experience, but our employment lawyers offer expert representation and advice on your rights and options. We can assist with filing a claim for unfair dismissal, representing you during negotiations, as well as offering guidance through any legal proceedings that arise.
Workplace Health and Safety
Workplace health and safety is a paramount concern for both employers and employees, so it’s essential that your workplace remains secure and compliant with legal requirements. Our employment lawyers offer expert guidance on workplace health and safety matters, such as risk assessments, adherence to legislation, and investigations into workplace incidents.
Contact Our Rockhampton Employment Lawyers Today
Our experienced Rockhampton employment lawyers are ready to assist with all your employment law requirements. Whether you’re an employer or employee, we have expert guidance and support to safeguard your rights and interests. Contact us today to arrange a consultation with one of our Rockhampton lawyers!