What is a labour and employment lawyer?
Labour and employment lawyers mediate relationships between employers, workers, trade unions and government. They often work to ensure that employment standards are being met with regards to working conditions and wages.
Our network of labour and employment lawyers are skilled and experienced in dealing with these situations and will be able to assist you whether you are an employer or employee.
When will I need a labour and employment lawyer?
You may need a labour and employment lawyer in the following situations:
- If you need advice or representation dealing with workplace investigations;
- Negotiating terms of employment contracts
- Recovering bonus payments from your employer;
- If you believe you have been unfairly dismissed by your employer;
- If you are seeking redundancy entitlements;
- If you feel that you have been discriminated against, harassed or bullied in the workplace.
Employment laws can sometimes be difficult and intimidating to confront on your own which is why seeking legal advice can help to clearly set out your rights.
What will a labour and employment lawyer provide?
A labour and employment lawyer will provide expert knowledge and understanding of the Fair Work Act 2009. They will be able to clearly identify your rights in certain situations and guide you through negotiations to ensure that these rights are upheld. These experienced lawyers will be able to represent workers in resolution of these disputes. Labour and employment lawyers do not only represent workers, but can also assist employers in the event that investigations are made against you. In such instances they will attempt to resolve the matter as quickly as possible to ensure that the business operation is not impeded upon.
What will a labour and employment lawyer charge?
Our aim at LawPath is to provide you with legal options that are quick, affordable and suited to your needs. We’ll connect you to labour and employment lawyers across Australia most suited to your individual needs. This allows to compare and choose the solution the solution which is best tailored to your situation.