Employment law in Australia is now governed by various pieces of state and federal legislation that purport to narrow legal remedies.
Despite this, many of your rights are preserved by fundamental principles established by the Courts, including notions of “natural justice” (in essence, your right to a fair hearing that is free from actual or perceived bias).
In reality, it is often difficult to balance protecting your own interests, versus ensuring that a positive relationship is maintained with your employer.
When dealing with such serious matters, it is vital that you engage an experienced solicitor to guide you through the process and negotiate effectively on your behalf, at the same time maintaining a balanced and respectful approach.
We can advise you in the following areas of employment law:
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If you have been injured at work, this falls under the area of law of personal injury.