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In a perfect world, no one would ever need an employment lawyer to help us deal with a crisis caused by an unfair dismissal, redundancy, workplace discrimination or bullying.
Unfortunately, employment relationships do break down for a variety of reasons, some lawful while others — not so much.
If you’ve been wronged in the workplace, our employment lawyers in Brisbane will advise you on your legal options related to employment such as:
Corney & Lind employment lawyers act for both employees and employers. This approach gives us a full perspective of employment law to service you with comprehensive legal advice you deserve.
Our employment lawyers regularly deal in employment law areas related to:
It is important to take legal advice before you employ someone or before you sign an employment contract. Taking advice early can save grief later.
These and many other questions demonstrate the importance of taking legal advice before the employment relationship starts. Corney & Lind employment lawyers can advise on all aspects of the hiring process such as:
You’ve attended an interview and you have you been given a letter of offer or an employment contract. We recommend that you have the contract reviewed before you sign it. Our employment lawyers have tailored an Employment Contract | Independent Contractor Agreement High Point Advice for a fixed fee. You can read more here.
During the employment relationship, there is frequently the need for legal advice because of the serious nature of the relationship. If this relationship is not handled correctly, it can lead to legal action.
Our specialist Brisbane employment lawyers can provide you with comprehensive advice to help you navigate any potential minefields.
In particular, Corney & Lind employment lawyers advise on the following:
If your employment ends in what you believe are unfair circumstances or you have been forced to resign from your employment, you may have a claim for unfair dismissal with a range of options to protect your rights.
Unfair dismissal and termination of employment claims are usually complex and require employment law experts to achieve a just outcome for everyone involved.
The easiest way to understand the unfair dismissal process is through a process diagram. We’ve illustrated one below, which takes you through the process.
Note the strict 21 day time limitation to make an unfair dismissal application. If you miss this deadline, your options may be severely limited.
The stages of the unfair dismissal process in Australia. Our diagram is adapted from the FWC’s official unfair dismissal benchbook
Our Brisbane employment lawyers can guide you through the legal process and advise you on matters such as:
Employment with the Christian, religious and faith sector is different to “usual” employment relationships. In our experience, having an employment lawyer who understands this sector will assist you in achieving your ministry objectives.
For example, we routinely consider and advise faith-based clients on the following types of issues:
Whether you are an employee, contractor, or employer, our Brisbane employment lawyers will help you understand your legal position and guide you on the best course of action for a just outcome unique for your circumstances.
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