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A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

Ensuring Redundancies Are ‘Genuine Redundancies’

When an employee alleges their termination of employment was harsh, unjust or unreasonable in an unfair dismissal application, the Fair Work Commission (the FWC) is required to consider a number of preliminary matters [1] including whether the employee…See More
Jul 23
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

Ensuring Redundancies Are ‘Genuine Redundancies’

When an employee alleges their termination of employment was harsh, unjust or unreasonable in an unfair dismissal application, the Fair Work Commission (the FWC) is required to consider a number of preliminary matters [1] including whether the employee…See More
Jul 21
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

Dual-Faceted Employee And Contractor Relationships

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) was recently invited to consider a jurisdictional objection in a matter[1] involving a personal trainer who used the premises of a gym to conduct his own personal training business pursuant to a written Personal…See More
Jun 29
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

Dual-Faceted Employee And Contractor Relationships

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) was recently invited to consider a jurisdictional objection in a matter[1] involving a personal trainer who used the premises of a gym to conduct his own personal training business pursuant to a written Personal…See More
Jun 26
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

General Protections Applications – How To Successfully Defend A Claim From A “Probationary Period” Employee

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 about other…See More
Apr 22
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

General Protections Applications – How To Successfully Defend A Claim From A “Probationary Period” Employee

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 about other…See More
Apr 22
Ariaa Reeds liked Jonathan Mamaril's profile
Mar 3
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

Costs For The Coast – How Commercial Decisions Can Assist Employers In Obtaining Costs Orders

NB Lawyers – lawyers for employers recently acted for the Fraser Coast Regional Council (the Council) and successfully obtained a costs order following an unsuccessful application for reinstatement filed by a former employee.…See More
Feb 24
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

Costs For The Coast – How Commercial Decisions Can Assist Employers In Obtaining Costs Orders

NB Lawyers – lawyers for employers recently acted for the Fraser Coast Regional Council (the Council) and successfully obtained a costs order following an unsuccessful application for reinstatement filed by a former employee.…See More
Feb 20
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

How Employers Can Learn From 5,700 Employees Underpaid By Woolworths – Top 4 Tips For Employers

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 undertake…See More
Jan 17
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

How Employers Can Learn From 5,700 Employees Underpaid By Woolworths – Top 4 Tips For Employers

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 undertake…See More
Jan 17
Rachel Matheson liked Jonathan Mamaril's blog post False Allegations – Further Trend Of “Upward” Bullying
Oct 31, 2019
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

“We Have Never Had An Issue Before” – How Masterchef And Chatime Have Showed The Perils Of Underpayment Of Wages

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 hasn’t been a…See More
Aug 15, 2019
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

“We Have Never Had An Issue Before” – How Masterchef And Chatime Have Showed The Perils Of Underpayment Of Wages

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 hasn’t been a…See More
Aug 15, 2019
A blog post by Jonathan Mamaril was featured

Modern Slavery Legislation – Employers What Do You Need To Know?

The Modern Slavery Act (2018) came to pass on 1 January 2019, and for companies with a consolidated revenue of more than $100 million, it establishes mandatory reporting criteria. The first reports are due in February 2020 and information required will include:Their structure, operations and supply chains;Potential modern slavery risks;Actions taken to assess and address these risks; andHow they assess the effectiveness of these actions.What Is This Really About?Modern slavery laws are an…See More
Jul 9, 2019
Jonathan Mamaril posted a blog post

Modern Slavery Legislation – Employers What Do You Need To Know?

The Modern Slavery Act (2018) came to pass on 1 January 2019, and for companies with a consolidated revenue of more than $100 million, it establishes mandatory reporting criteria. The first reports are due in February 2020 and information required will include:Their structure, operations and supply chains;Potential modern slavery risks;Actions taken to assess and address these risks; andHow they assess the effectiveness of these actions.What Is This Really About?Modern slavery laws are an…See More
Jul 9, 2019

Profile Information

What would you like to share about yourself?
Jonathan advises clients on all aspects of Employment Law, including enterprise agreements, collective bargaining and interpretation of Modern Awards. He has represented clients in unfair dismissal, general protections and discrimination matters—from the conciliation conference stage, through to arbitration in the Fair Work Commission.

Jonathan also navigates his clients through complex Workplace Health and Safety legislation, providing them with practical solutions and workplace policies to ensure they abide by their various statutory Employment Law obligations. He has a wealth of experience in advising on restructures, redundancies and performance management, as well as extensive knowledge in matters involving restraint of trade, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and advising on contractor arrangements. Jonathan is particularly interested in Employment Law issues that concern decision makers and human resource practitioners, and he prides himself on providing practical legal advice that aligns with the strategic objectives of his clients.

Before joining NB Lawyers, Jonathan worked for a Trade Union as an Industrial Officer, where he gained experience advising union members on termination of employment and workplace bullying issues. He also worked at a mid-tier Brisbane-based law firm, where he advised several small- to medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organisations in all aspects of Employment Law.
Company website/blog
http://www.lawyersforemployers.com.au/
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Employment Law, Enterprise Agreements, Workplace Bullying, Employment Contracts, Contractor Agreements, Discrimination, Unfair Dismissal, General Protections and Restraint of Trade
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking, Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only

Jonathan Mamaril's Blog

Ensuring Redundancies Are ‘Genuine Redundancies’

Posted on July 21, 2020 at 15:30 0 Comments

When an employee alleges their termination of employment was harsh, unjust or unreasonable in an unfair dismissal application, the Fair Work Commission (the FWC) is required to consider a number of preliminary matters …

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Dual-Faceted Employee And Contractor Relationships

Posted on June 26, 2020 at 14:30 0 Comments

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) was recently invited to consider a jurisdictional objection in a matter[1] involving a personal trainer who used the premises of a gym to conduct his own…

Continue

General Protections Applications – How To Successfully Defend A Claim From A “Probationary Period” Employee

Posted on April 22, 2020 at 11:42 0 Comments

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

Costs For The Coast – How Commercial Decisions Can Assist Employers In Obtaining Costs Orders

Posted on February 20, 2020 at 14:00 0 Comments

NB Lawyers – lawyers for employers recently acted for the Fraser Coast Regional Council (the Council) and successfully obtained a costs order following an unsuccessful application for reinstatement filed by a former employee.…

Continue

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