Unfair Dismissal Lawyers & Employment Law – Gosford, Central Coast

Employment Law and Unfair Dismissal Claims are extremely specialised fields, with their own unique procedures, complexities and pitfalls. 

Are you an employee who has an unfair dismissal claim?. Have you got a complaint for workplace bullying, Sexual Harassment or Workplace Discrimination?. Are you an employer looking for strategic advice in the planning and managing of your business’ employment contracts or restraint of trade contracts, Brazel Moore Lawyers Expert Employment Lawyers are able to provide the right advice, quickly and Efficiently.

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Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal is when an employee is dismissed in an unfair or unjust manner.  

Strict time limits apply to making an unfair dismissal claim.  Employees have just 21 days to apply to the Fair Work Commission for compensation for Unfair Dismissal so it is important to seek legal advice as quickly as possible from an experienced Unfair Dismissal Lawyer.

 

Some important notes about making a claim for compensation for unfair dismissal –

  • Employees have to have been employed by the employer for at least 6 months before they can apply for unfair dismissal.
  • Employees working for a small business (15 employees or less) must be employed for at least 12 months.

Further information regarding unfair dismissal can be found at www.fwc.gov.au/termination-of-employment/unfair-dismissal

If you have been unfairly dismissed, call Madeleine Smith, Employment Lawyer at Brazel Moore Lawyers on 4324 7699 for an initial confidential chat to find out if you have a claim.

 

Workplace Bullying, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

Employers have a duty of care to provide their staff with a safe and healthy environment in which to work. Bullying, Harassment or Discrimination can be in the form of verbal, physical, social or psychological abuse.

 

What does Workplace Bullying, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination look like?

  • Repeated hurtful remarks about your family, sexuality, race, culture, education or economic background;
  • Unwelcome touching;
  • Stopping you from taking part in activities involving work;
  • Intimidation;
  • Giving you pointless tasks that have nothing to do with your job;
  • Giving you work deadlines that are impossible adhere to;
  • Holding back information from you required for you to do your job;
  • Humiliating you at work;
  • Pushing, tripping, shoving; and
  • Threatening you in the workplace.

An employer that allows bullying to occur is not meeting its legal responsibilities.

For further information on Workplace Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination visit https://www.fairwork.gov.au/employee-entitlements/bullying-and-harassment

If you think that you might have a Claim for Compensation for Workplace Bullying call 02 4324 7699 now for more information.

 

Employment and Restraint of Trade Contracts

It is important to make sure that you protect your best interests when entering into any type of contract.  If you need assistance with preparation of Employment Contracts or want to protect your Business with a Restraint of Trade Agreement you should seek legal advice from an expert Employment Lawyer.  Call our office now for more information.