Industrial & Employment Law

With over 3 decades’ experience in employment law and industrial law, our lawyers are experienced in obtaining fair results for employees.

Home to some of Australia’s top-ranked employment lawyers, Hall Payne is recognised as a leading employment law firms by the prestigious Doyle’s Guide.

We aim to resolve your employment dispute quickly, fairly and discreetly.

Our cost-effective legal advice spans all areas of employment law. If you think something is amiss at work, we can help.

Issues around workplace law and your employment rights can be complex and move at a fast pace. It’s important to seek advice as soon as possible as time limits relate to different claims.

Our team is known for its ability to navigate the complexities and diversity of issues related to employment and industrial law and we can provide advice and assistance across all matters including:

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Blog Posts - Industrial & Employment Law

What are your options if your employer instructs you to do something illegal?

Your employer instructs you to do something illegal. What are your rights as an employee?

It is imperative you understand your rights and obligations in relation to reasonable and lawful directions from your employer. We explore your rights if a direction requires you to break the law.

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Demotion involving reduction in pay and no change in role constitutes dismissal

Demotion involving reduction in pay and no change in role constitutes dismissal

A recent case before the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has served to highlight the provisions around demotions and the circumstances in which they can constitute a dismissal.

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Can my employer reduce my redundancy pay?

Can my redundancy payment be reduced by my employer?

Employers are increasingly attempting to utilise a provision of the Fair Work Act to reduce an employee’s entitlement to their redundancy pay.

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Unions and union membership is good for workers

Unions are good for workers and good for society

We think it is integral that employment law victories are continually recognised and celebrated so that society continues to appreciate the key role unions have played in Australia’s history.

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