How to ask for a pay rise
How to ask for a pay rise 150 150 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Hi, welcome to tips Tuesday.  My name is Melanie Thorley and I am a solicitor at MJT Law. Today we are going to talk about how to ask for a pay rise.  First thing to do is to get the why right.  Why you want a pay rise. You may…

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Time Frames For Filing Certain Applications
Time Frames For Filing Certain Applications 150 150 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Hi welcome to tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley and I am a solicitor at MJT Law.  Today we are going to talk about timeframes for filing in either the Fair Work Commission or the Anti-discrimination commission of Queensland. UNFAIR DISMISSAL 21 calendar days from the date of dismissal…

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Are you employing on a Commission Only Basis? Think about whether you are breaching the Fair Work Act
Are you employing on a Commission Only Basis? Think about whether you are breaching the Fair Work Act 1024 682 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Are you employing on a commission only basis? Or do you have a commission only position.  It could be that you are breaching the Fair Work Act.  The only positions that exist for commission only that I know of is under the Real Estate Industry Award 2010 MA 000106.  This…

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Unfair Dismissal – how to calculate damages
Unfair Dismissal – how to calculate damages 1024 682 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

When filling in the Form F2 Unfair Dismissal Application you will be asked a simple but important question “what outcome are you seeking by lodging this application?”. This is complicated because almost always an ex-employee will be seeking damages but the problem is how much? Under section 392 of the…

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Casual Employees – can be protected by unfair dismissal legislation
Casual Employees – can be protected by unfair dismissal legislation 1024 683 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

It is common for employers to believe that because the employee is a casual worker they are not protected under the unfair dismissal provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009. Before being able to make a valid unfair dismissal application, the dismissed casual worker must, among other things: make the…

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