Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
I work in hospitality, I'm a full time saleried employee.
Good morning.I work in hospitality, I'm a full time saleried employee. I'm a floor supervisor who is supposed to work 38 hours a week. Because of the current situation my employers are planning to clo… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I worked at a company for 4 years and during that time we
Hello, I worked at a company for 4 years and during that time we were not paid for any meetings which were conducted monthly for 2 hours. I was informed by my employer that if they fed us dinner they … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Can an employer refuse an employee from utilising the
Can an employer refuse an employee from utilising the entitled number of days of annual leave? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I have an issue with annual leave I deliver 90hours of my
Hi I have an issue with annual leave I deliver 90hours of my clinical supervision to clients per month. When I go on annual leave I am expected to reallocate any missed hours at either side of my annu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I just wanted to find out I was issued a First and Final
I just wanted to find out I was issued a First and Final Warning letter on Monday by our new GM, it was due to not being professional as I have made various comments about her ability to do her job as… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Inquiry on Australia NSW Labor Law] I travel overseas on
[Inquiry on Australia NSW Labor Law] I travel overseas on business and the flights include weekends and holidays. The company policy states no time in lieu or compensation will be provided for the wee… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I am employed as a part time employer. i am roosted on to do
i am employed as a part time employer. i am roosted on to do 9 1/2 hour shifts. i may be sent home early but in part i do the full 9 1/2 hour shifts. it was brought to my attention that as a part-time… read more
Expert
Expert
James, i have just finished a project in NSW.I am back
Hello James, i have just finished a project in NSW.I am back in Qld (home).My GM called me and said that i will be seconded to Philippines for a period of time. I have been seconded a few times to som… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
the company i worked for went into insolvency 24/10/2012 my
the company i worked for went into insolvency 24/10/2012 my claims for entitlements of 17 years has gone to G.E.E.R.S received by them on the 8/11/2012. I have been looking for a another part-time job… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Im a truck driver in a full time position. The hours are,
I'm a truck driver in a full time position. The hours are, 8.5 hours per day Monday to Thursday and 6.5 hours Friday. The company pays a 38 hour week with 2.5 hours for unpaid dinner break, totaling 4… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Iam trying to understand the definition of non solicitation
Iam trying to understand the definition of non solicitation of suppliers/customers post employment. I appreciate that the most general interpretation of this is where someone leaves and it is to stop … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello! I arrived in Australia with my wife on January 2009
Hello! I arrived in Australia with my wife on January 2009 on working visa 457. First of February I started working for a painting company as a cabinet maker - restorer, until 15/08/2009, when my job … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
we have teminated an employee in November 2009 and 2 months
we have teminated an employee in November 2009 and 2 months after termination he has produced a spreadsheet claiming overtime. Is there any limitation as to how far back he can claim as we have had no… read more
Advocate
Advocate
Master's Degree
350 satisfied customers
I wish to know if i say the contract seems ok in the mail,
I wish to know if i say the contract seems ok in the mail, does that mean i have legally excepted it even if i dont sign the actuall contract. I was sent a work contract,atteched to my mail,and after … read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers
I recently resign from one company and i have not been paid
I recently resign from one company and i have not been paid for my 3 working days and my 2 weeks leave… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hello, i am currently an owner of a cafe. 3 months ago i
Hello, i am currently an owner of a cafe. 3 months ago i employed a 33 year old lady to work for me, during the interview I informed her that the payrate is $15 an hour and she will be up for a review… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers
I was called in at the end of 2008 December 19th and told there
I was called in at the end of 2008 December 19th and told there was no work.I had no idea this was going to happen. I was told I was not entitiled to my bonus, the company were not paying bonuses. I a… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers
I work a 37.5 hour week for my company, under contract. In
I work a 37.5 hour week for my company, under contract. In the past if I worked any overtime, I got paid the extra hours at my standard rate. Now my company advises that no more overtime can be worked… read more
D. Coleman
D. Coleman
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
795 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

32,717 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

18,693 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x