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 have recently left my employment after 9 years, approx. 3
I have recently left my employment after 9 years, approx. 3 years as a telemarketer and 6 years in the consumables department as a customer service officer. I left as I spoke to the managing director regarding bullying in the workplace. I then took time off as I was stressed about any retaliation that may come from my actions. I returned to work only to be completely ignored by my collegues and felt very targeted. Can you please advise if I am entitled to any pro rata long service leave? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
7,240 satisfied customers
Entitlements to service leave if i have signed IWA in 2007?
entitlements to long service leave if i have signed IWA in 2007? … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
7,240 satisfied customers
I have been employed in Queensland coming up to 7 years on
I have been employed in Queensland coming up to 7 years on 6th August and just been retrenched on 30th April with 3 months notice. … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
7,240 satisfied customers
I am an employer who has employed a mechanic for around 8
Hi, I am an employer who has employed a mechanic for around 8 1/2 years under the Vehicle Manufacturing Repair Services and Retail Award 2010. He is leaving to start up his own business. Am I correct … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
6,299 satisfied customers
I have resigned from my current occupation(beef cattle farm
I have resigned from my current occupation(beef cattle farm manager),I have been employed in my position for 8 yrs with the same employer. I would like to know what pay-out entitelments I am eligible … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 satisfied customers
My husband has been employed full time with the one employer
My husband has been employed full time with the one employer since 30/3/2006. He is no longer able to do the work safely because of his knee and age being almost 71. He is entitled to leave be leave b… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
I sold my Company to the current owners 6 mths ago. They kept
I sold my Company to the current owners 6 mths ago. They kept me on board as the Australian Director of the business. My Employment contract was not rewritten. I have been with the company for 7 years… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
Am i intitled to any long service leave after qoiting after
Am i intitled to any long service leave after qoiting after only 8 yrs continual service. I ve been full time employed for about 6 of those yrs, and casual/ perm part time the rest. Im in Sydney… read more
James D. Ford
James D. Ford
Lawyer
1,600 satisfied customers
I live in Qld and have been working with a packaging manufacturing
I live in Qld and have been working with a packaging manufacturing company who is based in NSW. I have worked for them for 7 years 7 months and there appears to be some confusion as to whether I am en… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 satisfied customers
My husband received redundancy last week on site on Wednesday
My husband received redundancy last week on site on Wednesday @4.00. Phone and car taken off him. Driven back to camp and then home the next day. The hr rep called on Friday morning to say there were … read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I have recently resigned from a full time position as an office
I have recently resigned from a full time position as an office manager/book keeper for a small/medium pty ltd company in NSW. The reason for my resignation was one of the directors made verbal allega… read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I have followed up with my previous employer in regards to
I have followed up with my previous employer in regards XXXXX XXXXX claim for pro-rata long service leave and have been advised the timber merchants assoc. will not pay out as they will only pay out p… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 satisfied customers
I am applying for prorata long service I have been with the
I am applying for prorata long service I have been with the company since sept 2002 i am requesting due to pressing necessity as my wages were insufficient to meet my rising finanical committment (ren… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 satisfied customers
My husband started with a haulage company based in Nsw in June
My husband started with a haulage company based in Nsw in June 2000 as a part time/casual. In June 2004 he was offered a permanent position with the same company. He resigned in June 2010.Is he entitl… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am questioning Long Service Leave pay. I have been working
I am questioning Long Service Leave pay. I have been working at Babo Group Pty Ltd since 19th September 2002. Since then I have had two pregnacies and taken 3 months maternity leave for 1st child and … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi Which is better financially for the employee if he is certain
Hi Which is better financially for the employee if he is certain that the employer is looking for reasons to terminate him by building up a case to dismiss him, in this circumstance is it better to si… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 satisfied customers
Hi There I have been employed by a company for nearly 8 years,
Hi There I have been employed by a company for nearly 8 years, we have recently been 'Acquired' by another company. The new company wants us to sign employment contracts on an 'at will' basis. from my… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I worked for nearly 9 years for a NGO in mental health. For
I worked for nearly 9 years for a NGO in mental health. For the first 5 years I was under a state sacs award. This then changed to a PO (professional officers award). In relation to long service entit… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
50,439 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.

James G.

James G.

Lawyer

17 satisfied customers

Australian Legal Practitioner

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

50,439 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

7,240 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

6,299 satisfied customers

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

< 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