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Industrial Law

Industrial law is often referred to as law of employment. Industrial law governs the relationship between the following: the worker (or employee) and persons conducting business or undertaking (PCBU), previously known as employers, the worker and trade unions or PCBU and trade unions.Industrial-Lawyers-Sydney

Employment law has in the past been regulated by federal and state laws and by awards which have been created under these laws. Industrial relations legislation is always changing and it is difficult for heads of companies and businesses to keep up to date. From the beginning of 2010, a new national system called Fair Work has been implemented, to balance the needs of workers and PCBU in Australia. The Fair Work is an independent body that deals with worker issues such as: protecting workers and outlining the minimum entitlements for workers under the National Employment Standards and Modern Awards.

Our south Sydney based legal team, recognises that for a business to be successful, it is necessary to have an effective management of business relations. We offer strategic and practical lawyers in all areas of industrial relations.

At Les Keady Legal, we are able to provide you with advice and representation on the following issues in relation to your employment and business matters:

  • employment contracts - entitlements and breaches
  • contractor and sub-contractor agreements
  • confidentiality agreements
  • workplace discrimination claims
  • corporate re-structuring
  • sexual harassment claims
  • unfair dismissal and unlawful termination of employment
  • bullying in the workplace
  • Work Health & Safety (WHS) matters and workers compensation
  • restraint of trade agreements
  • disciplinary matters and redundancy
  • Competition and Consumer Act
  • public sector employment

At Les Keady Legal, our lawyers offer you our experience and practical strategies to manage your individual situation in relation to business and employment needs. We provide a mobile service and are based at Sans Souci, about 20 km south of Sydney CBD.