Nevett Ford Lawyers’ Litigation-Workplace Relations Group practises in all aspects of civil, commercial and workplace related litigation.
The team includes an LIV accredited specialist in workplace relations and all members are experienced in the practice and procedure of litigation.
The team regularly posts blogs and other updates on developments and recent cases in workplace relations.
Our team works closely with Nevett Ford lawyers’ commercial, family, migration and general services to provide comprehensive advice to businesses and individuals.
The team provides advice and assistance to both employers and employees in workplace relations matters and to people who want to initiate or find themselves involved in civil litigation.
Our team has knowledge and experience across all courts and tribunals. What sets our team of lawyers apart is our dedication to our clients, our emphasis on referrals to mediation as soon as practicable and the expertise, which comes from our extensive knowledge and experience of how courts and tribunals work.
Nevett Ford Lawyers prides itself on building quality relationships with its clients to achieve their objectives.
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I’ll Have Anchovies With That – How Domino’s Pizza Has To Deal With A Class Action For Unpaid Wages On Two Fronts
On 13 April 2021 Justice Murphy refused to strike out a further amended statement of claim in a class action on the basis that it did not disclose a cause of action: Gall v Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited No. 2  FCA 345. Apart from making a claim for...
With recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), it is now time for employers to review the status of their casual employees. From 27 March 2021, as a result of the amendments, there is now: a definition of casual employment, which applies retrospectively; the...
As the ending of JobKeeper looms, support for the Commonwealth Government’s argument that it has been discouraging people from working can be found in the decision of Howard v Pinnacle People  FWC 6975. Pinnacle is a labour hire agency specialising in the supply...
While many of us are celebrating a gradual return to the workplace and some semblance of a pre-COVID normality, this is not necessarily a sentiment shared by all. Whether by reason of health concerns, adaptation in lifestyle or relocation, a number of Australians will...
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