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Restraint Clauses in Employment Contracts

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  • 29 October 2021
  Restraint of Trade or Restraint Clauses appear regularly in employment contracts. Most people do not think twice about them and are just thankful they secured the job or position.
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Labour Hire workers and Unfair Dismissals

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  • 24 September 2021
  What is a Labour Hire Worker? The definition of a labour hire worker is a person (worker) who signs a work contract with an agency firm. Examples are nursing agencies, security agenc
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Freedom of Contract - is there really such a thing?

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  • 02 July 2021
  It has been premised that employers and employees have the right to negotiate their terms of contract. The concept of autonomy describes this as people should be free to choose whom they
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Have you been unfairly dismissed?

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  • 29 March 2021
  In these uncertain times it is worthwhile knowing the various duties and laws that govern our employment sector in Australia. One protection some Australian workers have is the statu
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‘Adverse Action’ in Employment Law

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  • 15 March 2021
Our workplaces are an integral part of our lives, and take up most of our time and efforts. For this reason, it is very important to feel appreciated, valued and treated fairly at work. How
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Can I be fired for not wearing a mask at work?

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  • 25 January 2021
New laws that came into effect this month require people to wear a face mask or face a $200 fine in NSW. This applies also to people who work in the industries listed below requiring mandatory
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Sex Discrimination & ‘Long Hair'

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  • 22 January 2021
A recent Human Rights case decided at the Hong Kong Court of Appeal in November 2020 is likely to resonate across a variety of common law jurisdictions like Australia. A Gendered Society Ma

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