Employment Law

We Represent Employees and Employers

  • Our Experience in Employment Law covers all of Australia.
  • We can effectively represent Employers and Employees.
  • Our first objective is to focus on early settlements whenever possible to avoid litigation and unnecessary costs.
  • We negotiate to resolve workplace difficulties or to achieve a package to leave the employer.

Employers & employees often need advice to:

  • Understand compensation / reinstatement entitlements
  • Understand their employment contracts;

  • Know their rights, obligations & the entitlements that arise under the contract;
  • Ensure neither party breaches the employment contract;
  • Identify if your employment contract has been breached;
  • Know the effect of a restraint of trade;

  • Know if your employment rights have been breached.

Our Employment Lawyers have experience in the following areas:

  • Unfair Dismissals;
  • Non-Genuine Redundancies;
  • Adverse Actions;
  • Sexual Harassment;
  • Discrimination;
  • Breaches of Contract & more at the Fair Work Commission,
  • Federal Court, & the Magistrates Court;
  • Contracts of Employment;
  • Termination of Employment;
  • General Protections Action;
  • Redundancy Post-employment restraints;
  • Confidential information Employment bonus schemes;
  • Allegations of misconduct;
  • Workplace policies;
  • Staff training program;
  • Shareholder and share option agreements;
  • Workplace investigations;
  • Occupational health and safety including workplace bullying.

Workplace Relations

Pentana Stanton has been involved in a variety of workplace employment and industrial relations matters.

For employment law, we can assist with:

  • Drafting employment contracts, terms and conditions;
  • Providing representation for cases of unfair dismissal;
  • Drafting and negotiating the resolution of industrial and workplace disputes;
  • Offering advice for workplace contracts, including financial advice for termination of employment;
  • Offering advice regarding employee and company taxation concerns;
  • Drafting and negotiating enterprise agreements;
  • Protection of intellectual property;
  • Drafting terms and conditions of internet and email usage;
  • Discrimination and harassment issues.

For industrial law, we can provide assistance with:

  • Drafting and negotiating the resolution of industrial disputes;
  • Advising clients for workforce restructuring;
  • Drafting and negotiate policies and procedures;
  • Statutory obligations under Commonwealth and State legislation;
  • Risk management of workplace hazards.