Commercial Law | General Law

Casual Employee Rights in QLD

It is the fast-approaching time of the year when a lot of businesses will be hiring extra workers to cover the busy, upcoming holiday period. The employment is usually for a short period and employees are typically hired on a casual basis to cater for this interim influx of customers and work. Understanding your employment…

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Bullying in the Workplace

While most people associate bullying to be reflective of the schoolyard behaviour of adolescents, most would be surprised to know of its rising prevalence in the workplace today. According to Safe Work Australia, 37% of Australian workers reported being sworn or yelled at in their workplace. What is workplace bullying? The Workplace Bullying Institute defines workplace…