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 was terminated on Fri 13th. I simply wanted to speak with
Hi Pearl. I was terminated on Fri 13th. I simply wanted to speak with someone in regards ***** ***** leading up to this … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
At my redundancy notification meeting, the company HR
At my redundancy notification meeting, the company HR representative tabled a redundancy pay-out summary document. When I was made redundant, the actual redundancy pay-out was lower (by 5 weeks). I qu… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I have been notified today verbally (and followed up by an
Hi, I have been notified today verbally (and followed up by an email from my boss), that my role has been 'phased out' and that I am no longer needed. Subsequently, because the company sees me as a ta… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
In january 2014, i signed an employment agreement to be a part of a particular team
hello. In january 2014, i signed an employment agreement to be a part of a particular team on a project. 8 months later there was a restructure and i was placed into another team, with additional repo… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hello, I have been working as a Team Leader for development
Hello, I have been working as a Team Leader for development of electronics products since May 2013. My role was to lead the Electronics (hardware), Firmware (software) and Test Engineers to design ele… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Good afternoon. I was made redundant from my position as a
Good afternoon. I was made redundant from my position as a Customer Service Team Leader in November 2013 . It was made clear to me that this decision was taken as a result of poor sales from our custo… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I believe my organisation is working towards making me redundant
I believe my organisation is working towards making me redundant or actually worse trying to force me out of the company and I am trying to understand how they may be approaching this and whilst it ma… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
we want to re-structure a department. a person on parental
we want to re-structure a department. a person on parental leave holds the position of head of a state. we want to res-structure the role so it is alot more senior both in responsibilities and title a… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Solicitor
1,601 satisfied customers
Hi thereI have been working for a fitness business since
Hi there I have been working for a fitness business since January and just been given notice. I knew the owners of the business and was a customer for about 6 months and in October last year, was look… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a full time Financial Controller of a Pty Ltd company
I am a full time Financial Controller of a Pty Ltd company in NSW and I have been on maternity leave since May 2012. I received a redundancy notice from my employer dated 1st May 2013 to be effective … read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
5th December 2006 I commenced employment with an NGO as a permanent
5th December 2006 I commenced employment with an NGO as a permanent casual employee as an Out of Home Program Manager. March 2011 - major restructure occurred 1st July 2011- I was made a permanent emp… read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I have been given a notice of termination from my employer
I have been given a notice of termination from my employer due to company "experiencing a scarcity of work". I would like to know whether this may mean my position has been made redundant.… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
On 19/7/11 we entered a contract to purchase land and to build
On 19/7/11 we entered a contract to purchase land and to build a new home in South Australia. We pain a deposit of $3000 in total as a Reservation fee. The form we signed stated as condition 'subject … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi My former employer is threatening me not to contact a client
Hi My former employer is threatening me not to contact a client and undertake business development activities with a particular client organisation for my current employer. I was made redundant by my … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Hi there, I am currently employed fulltime in Westfield
Hi there, I am currently employed fulltime in Westfield Corporate Security Division with Westfield Group Ltd based in Sydney and have been with the Company for 9yrs, 6mths. I have been formally advise… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Alex Not sure why in your answer why I would need a NZ Lawyer
Alex Not sure why in your answer why I would need a NZ Lawyer and not sure if you thought I was back in NZ. Just to confirm I have settled in Australia. Are you able explain why in this case I would n… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My company is not paying redundancy pay despite working for
My company is not paying redundancy pay despite working for them for 2 years, I should be entitled to atleast 7-8 weeks pay. They are not paying on the grounds that we are exempt from the redundancy p… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
is it reasonable for a team leader to accuse a staff member
is it reasonable for a team leader to accuse a staff member of breaching policy without presenting any evidence of alleged breach?… read more
Alex Nelson
Alex Nelson
Principal Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
62 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