The Human Element in Employment Law

When your business is growing, you need to bring on employees to sustain that growth. But with this change, you beget risk to you and your business. This can come in the form of Work Health and Safety, worker compensation claims, unsafe working conditions, sexual harassment and discrimination, employment contract breaches, restraint of trade clauses and unfair contract terms and this is just to name a few.

This is usually enough to make an employer wake up in a cold sweat but these are issues that can be managed through the life of your business with pragmatic and easy to understand advice from Salerno Law.

Experts in Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety Issues

At Salerno Law, we regularly help budding small business owners and new employees all the way up to large corporations to navigate a diverse range of employment issues by preparing documents and advising on key areas of law. ​

We also assist employees with matters that arise in this area, such as unfair dismissal, bullying and harassment, non-compete agreements. and workplace injuries. Often, when you are the ‘little guy’, you feel like you have to bear the tribulations your deranged bosses and co-workers and even your work environment imposes upon you. However, in this area of law, If it seems wrong, then it may unlawful, which means you may have rights against your employer. This is the origin of the legal adage, ‘if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, ask your lawyer about it’. At the end of the day, it is always best to check because you will never know if you do not seek advice first.​

We can provide a range of services including:

  • Preparing, reviewing and advising on employment agreements (full time, part-time or casual)
  • Preparing, reviewing and advising on contractor agreements
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant awards and industry standards

Accordingly, whether you are an employer or an employee, if you are having trouble in your workplace or with employment law, do not hesitate to contact us for timely and practical advice to resolve your problems.

Book Your Consultation

If your case can be settled without going to court, this is usually best for everyone. To find out if alternative dispute resolution is appropriate for you case, book a consultation with an expert at Salerno Law. Call us on +61 7 5575 8011 to get in touch with our QLD office or +61 8 9169 2206 to reach our WA office.