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Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on 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 Withdraw an employment offer

    We have offered a job to someone. On email he accepted the job offer with a start date of 24/05/21. On Monday 24/05 at 8.16am he sent a text message to say he would be late as he had received a phone call from his previous employer to go and sign some paperwork. His time to start working is...
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    Long service leaves VIC - employment started overseas

    Hi, I work with a multinational software services company. I have worked with this organization for over 13 years in total. I was deputed to work for Australian subsidiary around 3 years back and prior to that I have worked with the parent organisation (same group entity) at different...
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    QLD Real Estate Employment Law

    Both my daughter and I work for a real estate agency in different offices. I'm a Property Manager and she is a Property Manager Assistance. I'm looking at leaving and starting my own agency. Could she get the sack for conflict of interest?
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    NSW Employment Contract Restriction

    Hi, In my contract, there is a clause which says, "On termination of your employment it is requirement that you shall not work within the car hire industry, in direct competition with (my company name) either on or within 100kms of Sydney CBD, for a minimum of 1 year." Is there a way that I can...
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    SA casual employment rights

    im in SA and work casual we are never given a roster and only told we’re needed to work a few days or sometimes a few hours before we’re needed our pays are never on time, always somewhere between a day and a week late just wondering if that’s actually illegal and what my rights are in the...
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    QLD Employment Lawyer, Brisbane.

    I've recently decided to re-enter the workforce and have been rejected by ten or so employers. I have no doubt that it is because of my age. Well, I've just applied for a job, through an employment agency, for which I have exactly the qualifications required, in fact, just a few more, but not so...
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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...
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    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...
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    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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    VIC EMPLOYMENT NOT PROVIDING ANY LEAVES

    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...