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    Employment Contract

    Hi All, I am looking to find a solution to amend our company's employment contract template. it does not cover a lot of legal obligations such as non-competence, non-solicitation, confidentiality agreement, etc. However, I would like to know if I can get the new drafts signed by existing...
  2. JohnnoP

    NSW Casual employment - no payslips

    Writing on behalf of my daughter who has just turned 17. She took a casual job with a significant cafe chain franchise last year at the age of 16. She has been working there for somewhat under a year on a weekend basis and has been a keen and motivated worker and getting regular shifts. However...
  3. Q

    VIC Minimum wage

    Currently I am in a full time sales job. My base salary is $38325 including super. After super I am paid less than the minimum wage. However I can potentially earn commission. This isn’t guaranteed though as I need to hit a certain amount per month. If I do say to my employer that I deserve to...
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    Hello guys, I’ve been working for the employer 3 years but they don’t provide any leaves at all including annual leave, sick leave,... whenever i’m on holiday, they didn’t pay annual leave or when i sent them medical certificates, they didn’t pay for sick leaves. And no annual leaves amount on...
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    General Protections dismissal - Multiple reasons for action - inquiry in relation to employment

    What can be a defense for this? Is there a defense for this? "FAIR WORK ACT 2009 (NO. 28, 2009) - SECT 360 Multiple reasons for action For the purposes of this Part, a person takes action for a particular reason if the reasons for the action include that reason." One of...
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    NSW Unfair termination of employment

    My employer is trying to fire me in NSW because I did not tell them I was working remotely from Byron Bay and lied about it, said my car had mechanic problems., then I confessed and said I was working from Byron Bay at my mums place. The assignment was to take photos of signage. They are now...
  7. LauraMae

    QLD Permanent Full time to Casual Employment

    I've been asked verbally by my employer to go from permanent full time to casual employment. Which i'd definitely rather not do, so i'm going to suggest permanent part time... this is after taking a pay cut already. I asked if there was another option (Jobkeeper allowance) and got told "no. We...
  8. J

    NSW Employment Restraint for a Year

    Hi, This is the restraint on my employment contract, "On termination of you employment it is a requirement that you shall not work within the car rental industry, in direct competition with Jim Car Rentals Pty Ltd either on or within 100 kms of Sydney for a minimum of 1 year" I have been working...
  9. K

    NSW Do I tell my foreign employer their employment contract is illegal?

    I've been offered a job with a foreign company and they've sent me the employment contract to sign. I've read it and it contravenes Australian employment law in a couple of places. However the contract states that the legal jurisdiction for the contract is the country where the employer is...
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    NSW Criminal Record, Present Employment Retrospective Check

    Hi Everyone, I have one criminal record (shoplifting - fined $300) dated back in February 2007 (12 years ago) - thats the only criminal record I have. I have been working for my current company for over 2 years. Previously have worked in a hospital as well as other big corporations. However, I...