There are a raft of issues which may confront an employer or employee. They can include but are not limited to the following:
- Restraints of trade;
- Ownership of intellectual property;
- Breach of confidential information;
- Unfair dismissal;
- Unlawful dismissal;
- Bullying and harassment;
- Serious misconduct;
- Workplace safety;
- Redundancy; and
Disputes between employers and employees will, depending upon the particular circumstances of the dispute, usually be dealt with by:
- the Fair Work Commission;
- the West Australian Industrial Relations Commission;
- the Equal Opportunity Commission; or
- the Courts.
Employers looking to take action which may adversely affect an employee ought obtain legal advice to ensure that their actions are in accordance with the law.
Too often our office has witnessed employers taking action without obtaining legal advice only to later learn that their actions were unlawful. By obtaining appropriate legal advice from the outset we are confident that in the long run employers will save time, money and stress so why not contact our office today to see how we can help you and your business.
Are you an employee?
Are you looking to find out about your rights or do you feel you have been disadvantaged or unfairly treated in the workplace? If so, why not contact our office to see how we can help you. Our office has dealt with a wide range of employment related matters and are more than happy to assist you so why not contact us today. It is important to act quickly as an employee as there is often very short periods in which a claim can be brought.
To find out how we can help you call us and speak to our experienced Employment and Industrial Relations Lawyers.