TOPIC: Employment law

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?

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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.

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The back-to-work demotion

The back-to-work demotion

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

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How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

If you’re over 50 and looking to change jobs or re-enter the workforce, the odds are stacked against you. Here we discuss the deeply embedded perceptions about older workers, the disconnect between policy and marketplace, and the need for a new approach.

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