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Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one party, which may be a corporation, for profit, not-for-profit organization, co-operative or other entity is the employer and the other is the employee. Employees work in return for payment, which may be in the form of an hourly wage, by piecework or an annual salary, depending on the type of work an employee does or which sector they are working in. Employees in some fields or sectors may receive gratuities, bonus payment or stock options. In some types of employment, employees may receive benefits in addition to payment. Benefits can include health insurance, housing, disability insurance or use of a gym. Employment is typically governed by employment laws, organisation or legal contracts.

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    QLD Employee Maximum Weekly Work Hours

    Hi, I was hoping someone was able to please give me some insight into maximum work hours for full time employees. My boss sent out a company email advising that they "expect" us to work 8:30am to 5:00pm with only a half an hour break or 8:30am to 5:30pm with an hour break (8 hour work day excl...
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    Just looking on some clarity from the privacy and data protection act 2014 and how it relates to my question. Can personal smartphones synced to the company network be searched during a digital forensic investigation. What rights do employees have? Does there have to be something stipulated in...
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    NSW I have been put off by employer after 7 years as a casual (on behalf of a new employee)

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    QLD Employee given formal notice due to COVID-19

    Hi all, I work in the office for an essential services company - a Trades business who employ over 50 staff. We all got given our "formal notice" via letter due to the uncertainty with Covid-19 (despite March being a record month in terms of turnover) with the appropriate amount of notice...
  5. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
  6. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
  7. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?
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    NSW New Employer Policy and Setting Employee Objectives

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    QLD Signing the Code of Conduct

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