Employment Law & Unfair Dismissal

We act for both employees and employers in a broad range of employment law matters.

 

For Employees

We have extensive experience in representing workers from a broad range of occupations.

We pride ourselves in providing straight-forward, accurate, and relevant advice. We have a comprehensive understanding of Australian employment laws and following an initial consultation we can quickly determine whether your particular case is viable and your likelihood of success, allowing you to either move on or pursue further action.

Our team of solicitors at Adams & Partners Lawyers can help you turn a difficult time around and get you what you are entitled to. Below are some examples of maters we can assist with:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Adverse action
  • Discrimination
  • Bullying and Harassment in the workplace
  • Workplace investigations
  • Performance management
  • Unlawful termination of employment
  • Reviewing or negotiating redundancy entitlements
  • Recovery of unpaid or underpayment of wages or entitlements
  • Reviewing or negotiating employment contracts
  • Restrictive covenants arising from your employment

Contact us today and find out how we can assist you.

For Employers

Adams and Partners Lawyers are well-versed in Australian employment laws. We can help your business adopt a preventative approach by safeguarding your business and ensuring it is compliant with Australian workplace laws.  By safeguarding your business now, you can avoid expensive penalties or litigation down the track.

Along with general compliance, we can also assist your business in a range of specific employment law areas:

  • Drafting or reviewing Employment contracts
  • Drafting or reviewing workplace policies and procedures
  • Advising on employee rights and obligations
  • Defending a discrimination claim
  • Advice on Modern Awards or legislation
  • Training or supporting your HR representative(s)
  • Performing or assisting in workplace investigations
  • Designing performance management plans
  • Advising on disciplinary issues
  • Advising on redundancy and other forms of termination
  • Management of independent contractors
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Advising bullying and harassment matters
  • Advising on different types of leave or flexible working arrangements

Taking a preventative step is important to to ensure your workforce is managed correctly, risk is minimised, and costly consequences of non-compliance are avoided.  We thrive on developing partnerships with our business clients.

We also understand that prevention is not always possible, and problems can arise from time-to-time. Whether you find yourself having to defend an unfair dismissal claim or a discrimination claim, or perhaps you are considering terminating or disciplining an employee, we are here to help.

Contact us today and find out how we can assist you.

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