The management of employees can often be the most stressful area of managing your business. However, getting it right can be a key part of your business success.

Our business lawyers at O’Farrell Robertson McMahon can work with you at every stage of your business to ensure you successfully manage your staff. We can work with you to establish robust systems for the smooth management of staff, review your current procedures or help you when things go wrong. There are may ways in which we can help including:

  • Advice and development of employment agreements
    • Employee contract reviews
    • Breach of employment contracts
    • Restraint and non-compete clauses
    • The relationship between workplace policies and employment agreements
    • Interaction between employment agreements and the Fair Work minimum standards
  • Preventing and defending unfair dismissal claims
  • Managing employment
    • Workplace investigations
      • Employee misconduct
      • Co-worker disputes
      • Policy breaches
      • Discrimination
      • Employee complaints and grievances
    • Mediation
    • Interpreting and applying awards in your business
    • Workplace disputes
    • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Work behaviours
    • How to deal with unsatisfactory employee performance including policy and procedures for discipline
    • Workplace discrimination
    • Bullying complaints
    • Sexual harassment
    • Paid parental leave
    • Workplace defamation
  • Workplace policies
    • Managing poor employee performance
    • Disciplining employees
    • Anti-bullying policies
    • Equal opportunity and anti-discrimination policies
    • Managing a diverse workplace
    • Employee complaint and grievance policies
    • Paid parental leave policies
    • Flexible and remote work policies
    • Gender equity policies
    • Policy audits
    • Privacy and confidentiality
    • Internet and email including social networking in the workplace
    • How to best introduce new policies into the workplace
  • Confidential information
    • Privacy
    • Confidentiality
    • Intellectual property
  • Ending employment
    • Terminations
    • Redundancy
    • Notice periods
  • Navigating employment regulations
    • Fair Work Ombudsman vs Fair Work Commission
    • Human rights issues in workplace
    • Whistleblower protections and claims
    • Other investigations by regulatory bodies

For assistance with any of the above please call 03 5445 1000.