Employment Law Posts

This Practical Law Australia Employment practice note examines when employers can challenge the sufficiency of a medical certificate, including fraudulent, backdated or potentially inaccurate medical certificates.  Table of contents: Usual requirements…

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Employment law in Australia is a dynamic and often contentious legal area governed by a web of interrelated federal, state and common laws. Restraint of trade is an increasingly significant employment law topic as employers turn to…

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This Practical Law Australia Employment Law practice note provides guidance on the process to follow when determining an employee’s ability to perform the inherent requirements of a position having regard to…

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Brendan O’Connor has retained his position as Federal Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations in Labor’s Shadow Ministry announced on the weekend. In a frank and revealing interview in…

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This Practical Law Australia Employment Law practice note examines when an employee is protected from dismissal due to a temporary absence from work while ill or injured under section 352…

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A long held dedication to employment law and workplace relations, both as a lawyer and politician, has given Senator Michaelia Cash deep insights into the triumphs and tribulations of the…

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