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What happens to my Family Law matter during COVID-19?

COVID-19 and the Family Law Courts

Australia’s Family Law Courts are considered an essential service and therefore remain open until further notice but with new operating guidelines.

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What are my rights if I am being underpaid at work?

Underpayment of wages

With the increasing number of recent cases publicised regarding wage theft across various industries in Australia, it is important that all employees know their workplace rights and entitlements. This is particularly relevant to wage rights including any underpayment of wages.

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Can I claim workers compensation for COVID-19?

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

If in the course of your employment, you are exposed to persons who have contracted or have been exposed to COVID-19 and you are subsequently diagnosed with Covid-19, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation.

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Coronavirus and client appointments at Hall Payne Lawyers

Coronavirus and Client Appointments at Hall Payne Lawyers

Book your virtual consultation now, with online and telephone options available.

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Can I quit my job while on workers compensation?

Can I quit my job while on workers compensation?

While you can resign while on workers compensation, it is extremely important to understand that resignation may affect your entitlements. You should ensure you obtain legal advice before resigning.

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How does coronavirus affect my employment rights?

Implications of Coronavirus for your Employment

A number of Australian workers are rightly questioning their workplace rights and entitlements if they, or their colleagues, contract Coronavirus (Covid-19).

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Australian visa health requirements

Appeal options for visa applicants rejected due to failing the health requirement

In Australia, most visa applicants must meet minimum health requirements before a visa will be granted. It’s called ‘obtaining a health clearance’. In recent times, there has been a number of media articles about applicants failing this requirement and looking at having to leave the country.

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Best Employment Lawyers

It’s been raining Awards

Doing the work we do is extremely challenging and demanding but at the same time, highly rewarding. It’s particularly rewarding when recognition comes from your peers, by way of Awards.

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Cathay Pacific v Australian Aircrew Officers Association (AAOA) Fair Work Commission

Great win for Cathay Pacific pilots

We recently acted for the Australian Aircrew Officers Association in an industrial dispute with Cathay Pacific about remuneration for participating in training, which resulted in a great win for the pilots.

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Looking for more out of your family law property settlement years after divorce or separation?

Can I claim more assets years after separation, divorce or property settlement?

In this article, we look at what happens if you separate or divorce, finalise the division of your assets and then years later decide that you either want or need more from the property pool than you originally received.

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Encephalitis and Medical Negligence Claims

Encephalitis and medical negligence claim

In this article, we look at what encephalitis is and what may lead to a medical negligence claim for sufferers.

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