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When Is a Resignation Really a Dismissal?

The termination of employment is sometimes viewed as a straightforward process, typically initiated by an employee’s resignation or an employer’s decision to dismiss an employee. However, the concept of ‘constructive dismissal’ introduces a layer of...Read More

Promoting Gender Equality in the Workplace

Promoting gender equality in the workplace is not only a legal obligation but forms a key part of creating a fair, inclusive, and successful organisation. By understanding the concept of gender equality, complying with relevant legislation, and implementing effective...Read More

How To Prevent Sexual Harassment At Work

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive issue in workplaces worldwide, affecting individuals and hindering professional development. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) revealed in the Respect@Work Report that as many as one in three Australian women have...Read More

Why you shouldn’t share company secrets with competitors

Employees have a duty of confidentiality and good faith to their employers and employers have a right to ensure that company information is not misused or wrongfully disclosed. But what happens when a company’s information is ‘stolen’ and ends up in the hands of a...Read More

The Benefits of a Non-Disclosure Agreement

An enterprise’s confidential information such as trade secrets, processes and key contacts are all valuable assets that should be protected during the course of a business’s commercial operations, negotiations and transactions. One effective tool for safeguarding...Read More

What is an Employee Entitled to Upon Termination

Are you worried that you may lose your entitlements after your employment has been terminated? Although losing your job or being terminated can be stressful and can happen for various reasons, you should be aware of the type of entitlements you may be owed. You can...Read More

How to Dismiss an Employee Legally in Australia

Terminating an employee in Australia can have significant legal and financial implications for an employer. However, employers can mitigate risk by understanding and complying with their legal obligations and approaching employee termination with professionalism. This...Read More

Surveillance in the Australian Workplace – is it legal?

In the modern era of advanced technology, the issue of employee surveillance and privacy in the workplace has become increasingly relevant. Workplace surveillance in the Australian Workplace can take various forms, including video surveillance, computer monitoring,...Read More

Alternative Dispute Resolution Explained

Litigation can be a costly and time-consuming process and parties are increasingly seeking alternative forms of resolving disputes. This article provides an overview of the main types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and their respective benefits and...Read More