Hi, welcome to tips Tuesday My name is Melanie Thorley and I am the principle solicitor of MJT Law. Today I want to talk about the national employment standards. These are 10 minimum standards that apply to all employees in the national workplace relations system. The 10 standards are: Maximum...

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 whether you can file more than one application at the same time The Fair Work Act 2009 is the legislation where matters...

   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...

  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...

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...

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...

https://youtu.be/I6aT_Z21230 Hi my name is Melanie Thorley and I am the principal solicitor at MJT Law and welcome to tips Tuesday. This is going to be our last tip of the year so I thought I would make it a holiday themed one. I get asked quite often...

https://youtu.be/Tdv8n72SrAU Hi. My name is Melanie Thorley, and I'm the Principle Solicitor of MJT Law. This is Tips Tuesday. Do you have casual workers? Do you think you can terminate them without notice for any reason? The short answer is yes, but that reason also must not be...

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