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Is Long Service Leave Different In NSW and QLD?

Long service leave entitlements in New South Wales are regulated through the Long Services Leave Act 1955 (NSW) (The Act). Who is entitled to long service leave? Full time, part time and casual workers are entitled to long service leave in …

What is the difference between Part time and Full time?

As changing work arrangements are becoming more and more common post-pandemic, it’s probably a good idea to get a grasp of what the laws as to these arrangements are, regardless of  if you’re a worker or an employer. The rights an …

What You Need To Know About Indemnification Clauses

Indemnification Clauses in an Employment Agreement An indemnification clause, or indemnification provision, prevents the indemnified party from incurring harm as a result of legal liability. The indemnification provision is legally enforceable when one party agrees to indemnify the other party.  Key …

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What is a company director liable for in Australia?

If you are the director of a company, it is important for you to be familiar with your duties and understand the legal obligations and the situations which could give rise to personal liability. As a director you should also be …

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What are a company’s obligations to its employees?

A company has a number of obligations towards its employees and these are enforceable by law. It is important to engage with employee’s to find their needs and wants, these should be adequately engaged with to ensure staff morale is maintained …

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Employment agreement basics in Australia – what to look out for

An employment agreement in Australia is a contract that governs the relationship between an employer and an employee that sets out the terms and conditions of employment. Key points to remember An employment agreement is essential when engaging new employees at …