Employment: What You Don’t Know May Hurt You.

Most employers are challenged by employment issues, they are difficult and filled with hidden potholes.  MJT Law specializes in employment law and will be breaking down and simplifying legal concepts in employment law to help you better protect your business.  Whether you are an emerging entrepreneur or an established business, we will walk you through employment contracts, employment entitlements, managing employees from go to whoa.

Employment

Your Solution to Common Employment Questions.

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$10.00 to download secrets to a Successful Business:

Employment contracts, Policies v Contracts

Types of employment (full-time/part-time/casual)

Small business rules and fair dismissal code

National employment standards

Human resources support v legal support

Confidential information

Employee performance management, Termination, Redundancy

Post employment

Contents

Contracts

Contracts

We see contracts all the time, it is inescapable.  We have contracts when we go on a tour or when we purchase tickets or even use UBER. The employment contract is no different, it is the thing that helps you and your employer understand what the deal is…

HR Support V Legal Support

HR Support V Legal Support

Often it is difficult for employers to distinguish between the support which dedicated human resource experts, whether internal or external, may be able to provide compared to that of lawyers…

Small Business

Small Business

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) states that a small business is defined as a business that employs less than 15 employees.  Those businesses that fit these criteria will get certain protections…

National Employment Standards

National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards (“NES”) are the 10 minimum employment conditions that apply to all employees that fall under the Fair Work Act…

Confidential Information

Confidential Information

The protection of confidential information or documents is a serious matter and is important to ensure the financial stability of an employer…

Performance Management

Performance Management

The way in which performance and misconduct is managed is vital to ensuring that the employer is not exposed to litigation…

Termination

Termination

An employee’s employment may be terminated for reasons relating to their conduct or their capacity.  However, it is important to do it right…

Redundancy

Redundancy

Redundancy generally occurs when an employer decides they no longer need an employee’s job to be done by anyone.  Employees are also redundant when the business shuts permanently for reason of insolvency.

Post Employment

Post Employment

Once employment is over, there are very few parts of the employment relationship that survive.

Authors

Melanie Thorley

Melanie has been working in the legal industry for ten years, specialising and practicing areas of employment and industrial relations matters. Melanie founded her practice, MJT Law, in 2014 and since received recommendation in the Doyles listing of leading Employee focused Queensland Employment Law Firms in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Chris De Santana

Chris is the Associate at MJT Law.  He has more than four years in the legal industry and now specialises in employment and industrial relations. Fun Fact: he is also a mentor for QUT.

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