General Protections Applications – When an employee who has been working just a few weeks for a business doesn’t work out – they may get disgruntled. They may be simply poor performers, have a bad attitude or simply are not a good fit. A probationary period was built for this very reason to give an Employer options to terminate the employment of an employee if it becomes apparent they won’t work out.
But – – What if an employee during this short period of time also made complaints…Continue
Woolworths, Lush and Qantas were some of the big names in the spotlight recently due to underpayment of wages claims. Previously we discussed the wide ranging underpayment of wages issues a former Masterchef judge and bubble tea drink company had to deal with. The top tip for Employers in that article was to…Continue
Underpayment of wages – “We have never had an issue before, so there is no need to worry about it” this is a standard line used by many employers and clients of NB Lawyers – lawyers for employers. It is very easy of course to ask for advice as a reaction to being sued by a former employee, investigated by the Fair Work Ombudsman or receiving a letter of demand. It is harder to take on preventive action advice when there…Continue