We advise employers and employees on their rights, duties and liabilities under employment legislation, industry awards and employment agreements.
For example, we will:
- advise employers about:
- the entitlements of casual, part-time and full-time employees
- the distinction between an employee and independent contractor
- their obligations during employment
- their obligations to terminate employment lawfully
- the employee’s obligations following termination of employment
- their remedies at law
- issue cease and desist letters for breaches of the employment agreement
- advise employees about their remedies at law
- represent employees in respect of any unpaid entitlements
- prepare casual, part-time and full-time employment agreements
- prepare independent contractor and subcontractor agreements
Contact us today on 07 3088 7937 or email us at [email protected] if you require legal advice, assistance or representation in these areas, or would like to arrange an initial consultation at our office to discuss your matter.
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