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This guide provides a complete overview of employment law in Australia, allowing you to confidently advise your clients on the operation of the system and their options.

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Overview

This guide provides a complete overview of employment law in Australia, allowing you to confidently advise your clients on the operation of the system and their options. All commonly required employment contracts, precedents, and documentation are included.

The commentary includes:

  • The differences between employees and contractors;
  • Performance management and termination;
  • Redundancy;
  • Restraints of trade.

Also included is 101 Employment Answers, which is a useful reference guide.

Precedents in this publication include:

  • Various employment agreements, including individual, executive, and casual;
  • Various non-employment agreements, including contractor agreements and service agreements;
  • Various disciplinary related precedents, including letter of warning to employee and letter of suspension;
  • Various unfair dismissal precedents – acting for employer and employee;
  • Deed of settlement – Redundancy.

The detailed Retainer Instructions ensures nothing is missed and the client is properly advised.

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  • Bylawyers
    ALERT - The earliest date a regulated labour hire arrangement order can come into force is 1 November 2024. See Federal legislation under Labour hire, below.
    “The earliest date a regulated labour hire arrangement order can come into force is 1 November 2024. See Federal legislation under Labour hire, below.”

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    Full Commentary - Employment
    “Section 122 restricts the entitlement of an employee to receive a redundancy payment where their termination comes about due to the transfer of employment between non-associated entities. Generally, service with the first employer will be counted as service with the second employer, but the ...”

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    Overview and limitation periods
    “The legal relationship of employer and employee can be distinguished from other legal relationships, such as principal and contractor or principal and agent. At the heart of the employment relationship is the work-wages bargain in which an employee sells their labour in exchange for the payment of ...”

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    Legislation
    “Federal The following federal legislation applies:”

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    Comments and suggestions for By Lawyers
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