Legal & Legislation

Workers’ Compensation – Return-to-Work Plans

Recently there has been a number of enquiries by members seeking advise on their legal rights in relation to “Return to Work Plans”. Some employers whether they are self insured or covered by insurance companies are trying to pressure injured workers into signing off on their return to work plans. There is no legal requirement […]

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Gillard buries WorkChoices – unions not convinced

The Fair Work Bill has passed through the Senate, after the Government reached an agreement with Senator Steve Fielding on phasing-in its definition of small business for unfair dismissal purposes. The deal means the Government can stick to its timetable of having its key IR changes – including to unfair dismissal and bargaining – operational

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Legal assistance

Need legal assistance? McLean McKenzie and Topfer have branches in Burnie,  Smithton and visit Launceston and Hobart regularly.  Union members can receive assistance from McLean McKenzie and Topfer with any legal matter, whether associated with work or personal. Give us a ring on 6331 7233 for further help. McLean McKenzie and Topfer 41 Cattley St,

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