TOPIC: Employment law

Unpaid work placements: Where’s the line between opportunity and exploitation?

Unpaid work placements: Where’s the line between opportunity and exploitation?

Maurice Blackburn’s Giri Sivaraman cautions against finding yourself in an unlawful unpaid work arrangement.

Read more
Parental leave entitlements for LGBTI employees

Parental leave entitlements for LGBTI employees

What are the parental leave entitlements for LGBTI employees, including birth-related leave and adoption-related leave? What’s available and how can it be accessed?

Read more
Carers’ rights: Juggling home and work

Carers’ rights: Juggling home and work

Many Australian employees have the daunting task of juggling caring commitments with work responsibilities. Here we discuss the rights and entitlements of carers, and the best course of action if these are denied.

Read more
Demoted at work

Demoted at work

It’s unlawful for an employer to demote you when you return to work from parental leave. Still, this issue remains prevalent.

Read more
Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next

Featured articles

Superannuation

Chronic illness during the COVID-19 pandemic? Know your rights

We talk about your options through your super if you can't work.

Read more

Superannuation

Superannuation and your rights when JobKeeper ends

JobKeeper has supported many Australian businesses and their employees to stay afloat through COVID-19. However, the subsidy is scheduled to end next month and many struggling businesses will face increased financial strain. Understand your rights and how your super fund can help.

Read more

Work rights

What to do if you're injured in a work accident

Getting back on track after a work accident can seem daunting, but with the right guidance, you can make it through the process.

Read more