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Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert After the SA Employment Tribunal recently ordered an employer to pay in total over $170,000.00 to an employee who had been exploited and underpaid, many workers are asking, “Am I being paid what I’m entitled?” As this and other recent cases have shown, the number of Australian companies…Read More
Click to Call UNDERPAYMENT OF WAGES: WHAT IF YOU’RE JUST “HELPING OUT”? Have you ever done some voluntary work experience for a business? Or just put in a bit of your own time to help out? This type of unpaid work is great to get experience in your chosen field, but it can also create…Read More
AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS – WHAT IS A FAIR AVERAGE? When it comes to calculating weekly Workers Compensation payments sometimes the ‘average’ just isn’t right, as the Workers Compensation Tribunal decided in a recent case. A person who is incapacitated as a result of a work injury is entitled to weekly payments of income maintenance calculated…Read More
WORKER’S COMPENSATION: EMPLOYMENT AND PSYCHIATRIC INJURY – By Glen Pearce – When a person’s employment causes them to suffer a psychiatric injury such as depression, the question of whether they are entitled to worker’s compensation is not always straightforward. Changes in workers compensation laws as well as the interaction of industrial law issues all combine…Read More
Click to Call NEW EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL SYSTEM PROMISES GREATER EFFICIENCY A new streamlined system for the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) will be introduced from 1 July 2017. It will increase the spectrum of employment related cases that can be heard by SAET. The current set-up The Fair Work Commission, which oversees the national workplace…Read More
Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert UNDERPAYMENT OF WAGES: THAT’S NOT IN MY JOB DESCRIPTION! A group of Qantas employees took legal action for underpayment of wages after they were routinely asked to perform tasks that were outside the scope of their usual duties. Whilst it’s true that employees can occasionally be asked to…Read More
Click to Call REPORT: SAPOL SEXUAL HARASSMENT A WIDESPREAD PROBLEM In a new report, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) has found sexual harassment and discrimination to be at shockingly high levels in the South Australian Police force (SAPOL). When SAPOL Commissioner Grant Stevens commissioned the EOC to conduct the independent review, most stakeholders would have…Read More
DON’T GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN AT THE OFFICE PARTY In December, office party season ramps up. Having worked hard all year, it’s only natural that we want to let our hair down and celebrate at the expense of the boss. And so we should. After all, there’s got to be some perks to…Read More
Click to Call SIGNIFICANT DAMAGES AWARDED IN WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASE A woman who was sexually harassed at work has been awarded $130,000– a significantly higher amount than in previous similar cases. This case is important because courts now appear willing to award higher payouts in line with community expectations. Background The woman, who was…Read More
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