What is an Apprenticeship Agreement?
An apprenticeship agreement is a formal training arrangement between an employer and an apprentice or trainee. This agreement is registered with the relevant state authorities and allows your business toRead More
What is a Labour Hire Agreement?
Under a labour hire agreement, the workers (labour) are directly employed by a labour hire company, who then ‘on-hires’ them to other organisations to complete tasks required of them. PutRead More
What Should a Casual Employment Contract Cover?
An employment contract operates to pinpoint all relevant aspects of employment and outline these in one document. Employment contracts are always necessary, however their contents differ slightly depending on theRead More
Recent Changes to Casual Employment Laws
The coronavirus pandemic has catalysed major, legislative changes to various sectors in the workforce. In particular, the federal parliament has introduced a reform to the industrial relations laws with regardRead More
What is an Unfair Dismissal Claim?
When an employee suspects that their employment has been unfairly or unlawfully terminated, the best course of action is to lodge an unfair dismissal claim. Unfair dismissal claims are applicationsRead More
How to Comply with WHS Legislation
Ensuring the safety of workers is one of the greatest responsibilities of an employer. It is an essential requirement that employers reduce the hazards employees are exposed and establish aRead More
Can a sole trader have employees?
Being a sole trader does not necessarily mean you have to operate your business alone. In short, yes – as a sole trader you are permitted to hire employees. AsRead More
What are enterprise agreements and how do they work?
An enterprise agreement sets out the minimum terms and conditions of employment between one or more employers and two or more employees. An enterprise agreement provides an alternative to theRead More