Solving Workplace Law Problems

PCC Employment Lawyers is one of Sydney’s leading boutique employment law practices, providing a high standard of excellence and an exceptional level of personal service.

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PCC Employment Lawyers

— WHO WE ARE

Workplace Lawyers

Director Brian is an innovative and client focused employment lawyer with extensive experience in all areas of workplace law, including general protection applications, unfair dismissals, breach of contract, redundancy, restraint of trade, intellectual property and discrimination.

Brian Powles

Director

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Podcast: Managing Sick or Injured Employees

This podcast is the second part of our series discussing managing absent employees.

In this episode we address the management of employees that have had a long term absence due to personal injury or illness. We discuss how to take the next steps, the legal risks, and the procedures that need to be followed when it becomes apparent that the inherent requirements of the role can’t be met.

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Newsletter: Managing Personal Leave

With employee absences being one of the biggest costs for employers, this newsletter addresses how businesses can best manage short term absences to minimise disruption.

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Podcast: Managing Personal Leave

Businesses report that one of the biggest costs of managing their business can be employee absences, something that we’ve seen so much of recently with staff shortages due to COVID-19 illness and isolation.

In this episode we look at how businesses can best manage short term or sporadic employee absences from work, to minimise the impact on the business whilst protecting employee rights.

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Newsletter: Managing Underperforming Employees

As a follow on from our podcast “Managing Employee Underperformance, we have also prepared a newsletter on the topic.

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Podcast: Managing Employee Underperformance

Managing employee performance, both teams and individuals, is critical to a business’ success. Failure to act early and decisively in the case of underperforming employees can be costly for employers.

In this podcast we discuss the key elements of managing performance, both practical and legal, choices available for employers, and some pitfalls to look out for.

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Podcast: Swearing At Work

Since the increase in work-from-home arrangements, a number of workplace formalities have been done away with, and a recent study has noted a change in the use of language in the workplace. In this episode of our podcast, we discuss swearing at work, and whether employees can be dismissed for swearing.

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Termination of Employment: A Lawful and Ethical Approach

One of the most difficult aspects of workplace management is the termination of employment. This is an inevitable part of any employer’s business. However, a dismissal does not have to be affected in an adversarial or combative manner, and often, having a respectful conversation which allows the employee to preserve their dignity, can be the best protection against the issue escalating unnecessarily.

PCC Employment Lawyers has compiled a resource for employers to assist in navigating this process and minimise their legal risk.

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