Hi. Welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley and I'm the principal solicitor at MJT Law. Today we're going to look at pay slips and what's required on a pay slip. Okay. We're at the Fair Work Ombudsman website. You can see here...

https://youtu.be/HLU19CcJ-a0 Hi. Welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley and I am the Principal Solicitor at MJT Law. Today we're going to look at employee records and what sort of records you should be keeping for your employees. Now we are on the [feedback 00:00:13]...


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This is another question that I get asked when talking about long service leave ("LSL").  First it is important to go to your work contract, then to your Award or Enterprise Agreement.  Once you have established that there are not provisions for how LSL is...

https://youtu.be/jYss39viD50 Hi. Welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley, and I'm the principal solicitor at MJT Law. Today we're going to look at eligibility for unpaid parental leave. We're going to start at the Fair Work Ombudsman website with regards to the NES, which...


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A recent application to the Fair Work Commission brought up the issue of how people can use on-line media to perpetuate a bullying regime that can attract sanctions.  The definition of what constitutes bullying includes a requirement that it occurs more than once.  For most...

https://youtu.be/x84My4jA38c Hi. Welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley and I'm the Principal Solicitor at MJT Law. Today, we're going to look at applying for parental leave. Now, we're going to be jumping on to the Fair Work Ombudsman website and here it talks...


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Quite often when an employee is looking at moving on their first thought is to take clients with them.  This can be a minefield because of the legal restraints they have agreed on in their employment contract. It is legitimate for a company or business to...

https://youtu.be/VdzbWKXxzSQ Hi, welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley and I'm the principal solicitor at MJT Law. Today we're going to look at the rights of international students. To do that we're going to jump onto the Fair Work Ombudsman website and we're going to...


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Facts In the case of Ambrose v Moolarben Coal Operations Pty Ltd [2014] FWC 3899 an employee was dismissed after sending a co-worker an obscene image and comment to him with a mobile phone after work hours. In July 2013 the employee had been working at the...

https://youtu.be/MDolhLIWNko Hi. Welcome to Tips Tuesday. My name is Melanie Thorley, and I'm the principal solicitor at MJT Law. Today we're going to look at volunteer workers and interns. Now, work experience and internships, when should they be paid? This is a really big question, and...

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