Employment & Workplace Relations Law

Body art such as tattooing and piercing has enjoyed popularity over recent years but is it legal for an employer to ban visible tattoos in the workplace or not hire somebody on the basis that they have a tattoo or facial piercing?

The Fair Work Commission has powers to make anti-bullying orders when a worker has been bullied by an individual or group and there is a risk that the worker will continue to be bullied at work by the individual or group. The Commission does not have the power to order any monetary compensation – the […]

Unfair dismissal matters can be complex and frustrating for both employers and employees alike. Since the commencement of the Fair Work Actin 2009, employers have had expanded responsibilities to ensure they correctly terminate employees and more employees are able to successfully make unfair dismissal claims.