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Employment Law

An employee has a medical condition? Can I dismiss them?

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

Recently, an employee was successful in his discrimination claim against his employer. The Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions (Employer) dismissed Mr Anthony Grant (Employee) on allegations of poor attendance and performance.

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Parental Leave – What an Employer needs to know

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

The Fair Work Commission (Commission) has emphasised that women have the right to “give birth to children without foreclosing their employment” in the decision of Hanina Rind v Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees [2013] FWC 3144 (31 May 2013) (the Rind Case).

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

By NB Lawyers | December 16, 2015 |

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 |

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 |

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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