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Specialist Employment Contract Lawyers

Are you an employer? Access expert legal advice for employment law when you need it with Gladwin Legal.

Our team are experts in employment law. Therefore, we understand precisely how important it is for our clients to comply with their legal obligations as employers so that their business and staff are protected.

Need an employment contract drafted for your retail business? Our practical, commercial approach and in-depth experience in drafting employment agreements and employment contracts make us the employment lawyers of choice for the retail industry.

To assist our clients with their employment law needs, our specialist legal team of employment lawyers offer dedicated employment law advice when you need it. Contact us today.

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Employment Contract Lawyers

Employment Contracts for Retail Businesses

Whether you operate a small local business or a large corporate enterprise, knowing your rights and obligations as an employer is essential.

Employment law can often be complex, as even a contractor can be considered an employee, depending on the nature of the relationship. Getting specialist employment law advice to meet the needs of your retail business is an important part of managing good employee relations.

Our extensive experience in retail employment law includes writing and reviewing HR policies, full-time, part-time, independent contractors and casual employment contracts, dealing with employment disputes and terminations, and informing clients about industrial relations law. We can help you define relationships with your employees by explaining the practical implications of an employment contract.

We also work with you to develop an understanding of the obligations you owe to your employees, including those under any award or enterprise bargaining agreement. Finally, we can assist you in avoiding unlawful or unfair dismissal claims.

Looking for assistance with corporate law? We have specialist corporate lawyers available to help your business.

Quick, Compliant and Cost-Effective Employment Contracts

Our employment contract services are drafted by expert employment lawyers and are flexible, compliant and cost-effective.

Our employment contract lawyers can assist with:

  • Employment agreements
  • Modern Awards and Enterprise Bargaining Agreements
  • HR Policies (Code of Conduct, Internet and Social Media Policies, Employee Benefits Policy, Customer Returns Guidelines)
  • Restraint of trade and non-solicitation
  • Unfair dismissal and unlawful termination
  • Workplace bullying/harassment

Get in touch with Gladwin Legal today and ask us about employment agreements for your retail business by calling 1300 033 934.

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    Employment Law Frequently Asked Questions

    Employment laws differ slightly throughout the states and territories, as separate bodies exist to administer the Commonwealth Fair Work Act 2009, as well as legislation passed by the states themselves. We can help you understand your obligations as an employer according to your state legislation.

    An Australian employment contract typically includes terms on job duties, salary, hours of work, leave entitlements, termination conditions, and confidentiality agreements. It may also cover probationary periods, intellectual property rights, and dispute resolution procedures.

    Any changes should be documented in writing and signed by both the employer and employee to ensure clarity and legal validity under Australian law.

    Yes, it’s advisable to have an employment contract for casual employees in Australia, even though their work arrangements are more flexible. This contract outlines terms such as pay rates, hours, and conditions of work. While casual employees have fewer entitlements compared to full-time or part-time workers, a contract can still clarify expectations and protect both parties.  Additionally, it can be very helpful in protecting your intellectual property to include IP protection clauses.

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