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Employment Law

Soccer, Text Messages and Dismissals – Brutal, gutless and outrageous

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In England, soccer is big business and the sacking of two coaches Paul Ince (by Blackpool) and Michael Laudrup (by Premier League Club Swansea) demonstrates the negative publicity that can be garnered by dismissal through text message.

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Changes to the Fair Work Act – Recap

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Act) commenced on 1 January 2014, but what does this mean for your business? Amongst other changes, the Act introduces:

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Conflict in the workplace and staff retention

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

NB Lawyers is seeing a general upward trend of employee resignations due to workplace conflict.NB Lawyers provides practical workplace relations and employment law legal advice to Employers. NB Lawyers Special Counsel, Jonathan Mamaril says that the trend can be mostly attributed to three issues:

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Bonuses – Goals must be challenging but achievable

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A good bonus scheme must be both subjective and objective. Setting down a criteria and clear Key Performance Indicators (KPI) must also be balanced with subjective assessment of how the results were achieved.

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Flexibility – in or out of the workplace

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Individual Flexibility Agreements (IFAs) are fast becoming a good way for agile and growing Employers to best utilise their workforce. The proposed changes by the Abbott Liberal Government are designed to provide greater flexibility with the main change giving Employers and Employees the ability to trade monetary benefits for non-monetary benefits.

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