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Demystifying Long Service Leave – what you should know
Demystifying Long Service Leave – what you should know 1024 768 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Most of us know that long service leave (“LSL”) exists but very few of us really understand the rules that surround LSL.  LSL is a period of leave with pay much like your annual leave that is granted to employees in recognition of their long service as an employee.  Almost…

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Redundancy during parental leave – employers catch a break
Redundancy during parental leave – employers catch a break 1024 768 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

The Case In a series of related cases the Federal Circuit Court held that employees who were made redundant during parental leave were not discriminated against.  In these cases, the employees were working for Service Youth Council Inc. (“SYC”) P as a marketing manager and Y as a facilities manager. …

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How to fill in a Form F50 Discontinuance
How to fill in a Form F50 Discontinuance 150 150 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers
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Bullying in the workplace needs to be dealt with quickly
Bullying in the workplace needs to be dealt with quickly 1024 768 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Bullying in the workplace can be endemic in some environments and it has been long acknowledged the effects of workplace bullying to an employee.  Any business that does not deal with a bully effectively and quickly can be open to: an application to the Fair Work Commission for an order…

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What happens at conciliation stays at conciliation
What happens at conciliation stays at conciliation 1024 768 MJT Law - Brisbane Employment Lawyers

Once an unfair dismissal application is filed, the Fair Work Commission will then notify the parties (usually the applicant employee and respondent employer) that conciliation is to be conducted.   Generally, a conciliation is conducted over the phone and it is the way the Commission provides an informal method of resolving…

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