ARTICLES

Employment Law

Redundancy, Restructure and Redeployment

By NB Lawyers | December 17, 2015 |

For companies and employers considering restructuring prior to Christmas or early in the new year, there are many issues to consider. The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) is prescriptive at some level, for example the amount of redundancy pay that is payable to employees. A recent case, Troy Brown & Ors v Clermont Coal Pty…

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Think you’re not an employer? Think again!

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

Most of us have had a friend help us out around the house or yard whether it is to assist us with fencing, landscaping or assistance with house renovations or cleaning. If you find yourself agreeing to a friend helping you, beware that you may actually be found to be an employer. It sounds crazy…

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Small Business are at risk too

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

Small Business Termination – Pregnant employees and Risk Small Business Employers time and time again must battle many elements to their business, cash flow, investors, marketing, leases and product/service development. Government in a very limited

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Real Estate Company Compensates Rival for Client Breach

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

A Queensland real estate agency has been compensated after a former star salesman who resigned to join a rival company was caught poaching clients and stealing confidential information

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Fair Work Commission rules Employer in breach of anti-bullying provisions

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

Business owners have long held the view that the anti-bullying legislation has no real “teeth” and investment in legal advice is not cost effective. Although there is still no compensatory

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