Can a labour-hire company dismiss an employee simply at the request of its client? The case of Star v WorkPac sheds light on this question. WorkPac Case BackgroundWorkpac is a labour hire business. It keeps a pool of candidates which it then supplies to clients such as BHP Billiton … [Read more...] about What Are An Employee’s Rights If You’re Dismissed By A Labour-Hire Organisation – Does it Count as a Dismissal
What are an Employer’s rights if an Employee intentionally lies in a Resume?
What are the rights of an employer when faced with an intentionally false misrepresentation committed by an employee?In short an employer can generally fairly dismiss an employee who has intentionally provided false information on a resume or CV.The Hertz Case (Background)The case of Charles … [Read more...] about What are an Employer’s rights if an Employee intentionally lies in a Resume?
8 Things You Must Know About Your Rights As An Employee
As an employee within Australia, you have some important rights that protect you at work.What does this mean for you? These rights protect you from discrimination, bullying, harassment and other issues within the workplace.By understanding them and knowing when an employer is … [Read more...] about 8 Things You Must Know About Your Rights As An Employee
8 Ways Your Dismissal Could Be Unfair
Losing Your Job Is Hard But You Can Do SomethingIf you have lost your job, it is no doubt a difficult time in your life.The MKI Legal team have advised thousands of employees who have been terminated from their employment. We understand how you feel as many of our clients have felt the same … [Read more...] about 8 Ways Your Dismissal Could Be Unfair
Worried that you will be discriminated against in the Workplace because of your past criminal record?
An IT specialist applied for a job at a data processing company. During his interview, he had asked if he needed to pass a criminal record check or if he were required to acquire a security clearance. The interviewer assured him that a criminal record check and security clearance were not conditions … [Read more...] about Worried that you will be discriminated against in the Workplace because of your past criminal record?
Lawyers In Perth Warn: Dismissing An Employee For Whistleblowing May Be An Adverse Action
A married couple were franchisees of a carpet and flooring store. One staff member who assisted them in the day-to-day administrative and clerical tasks observed her boss showing signs of intoxication whilst at work. He was confused, forgetful, had slurred speech, and was unable to walk properly. … [Read more...] about Lawyers In Perth Warn: Dismissing An Employee For Whistleblowing May Be An Adverse Action