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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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What other matters are considered for unfair dismissal?

Unfair dismissal win strengthened by “other factors”; not just valid reasons or procedural fairness

When determining an unfair dismissal claim, the Fair Work Commission will consider if the termination was harsh, unjust or unreasonable. When assessing the application, section 387 of Act prescribes that the FWC must consider other factors.

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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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Can I lodge a personal injury claim for my child?

Can I bring a personal injury compensation claim for my child?

Claims involving children, particularly medical negligence claims, often involve quite complex issues. Navigating the issues to be addressed is quite challenging and there is usually a need to obtain expert opinion to support a claim.

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Who can assist me with my Australian visa application?

Who can help with your Australian visa application?

In Australia, there are strict guidelines and processes for all visa applications and it’s not simply a matter of having a friend help you with your application.

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Differences between Binding Child Support Agreements & Limited Child Support Agreements

Differences between Binding Child Support Agreements & Limited Child Support Agreements

Child Support Agreements (both limited and binding) are an integral part of the family law system and are used to set out how your child or children should be supported financially by either or both parents.

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Health practitioner notification to National Board obligations

Health practitioners’ obligations to continually update National Board

Once registered, all health practitioners have obligations to continually disclose certain events to their National Board, throughout the registration year.

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