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Businesses can bleed up to $10,000 or more in Employment Relations disputes, with no guarantee of a permanent solution. BuckettLaw’s mediation service will give you an impartial, professional and practical mediation settlement that will make your problem disappear.
Having no written employment agreement is illegal. Penalties for incorrect or illegal agreements have also increased. BuckettLaw will help you write an employment agreement and sleep easy knowing you won’t get caught out.
From April 1 2011 any employer can offer employment with a 90 day trial period. All trial periods must be in writing, be agreed to in good faith, and be recorded at the beginning of the employment. For a thorough guide to trial periods, order BuckettLaw’s “90 day trial kit” which will give you basic guidance and policies for trial periods.
Huge new fines have been introduced for those who illegally employ immigrant workers. Businesses can be fined $10,000 for each illegal worker employed, and $50,000 for knowingly employing an illegal worker. For an overview of the law relating to employing migrant workers, order our “Immigration Employment Kit” or come in and see us today.
From September 1 2011 new laws have come into effect, meaning illegal file sharing by employees can cost business owners up to $15,000 plus disconnection of the internet. The new law works on a “3 strikes and you’re out” basis. For a complete overview of the new laws and to ensure you comply, order our new “Copyright Infringement Kit”.