TOPIC: Employment law

Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Managers who’ve had limited contact with transgender employees may be unsure about how to create a welcoming and supportive environment. Here we discuss simple ways to promote diversity and acceptance in the workplace so that all employees can feel safe and accepted at work.

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Willing and able: disability in the workplace

Willing and able: disability in the workplace

More than two million Australians of ‘prime working age’ identify as having a disability. What are the rights of employees and the responsibilities and obligations of their employers?

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Negotiating an executive employment contract

Negotiating an executive employment contract

When you’re offered a role, it’s important to make sure your contract covers all your rights. We offer advice for negotiating an executive contract.

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How does an employment lawyer handle a redundancy dispute?

How does an employment lawyer handle a redundancy dispute?

Ever wondered how an employment lawyer approaches a redundancy dispute? Here we explore their considerations at each step along the way, from assessment to resolution.

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