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I think I’ve been unfairly dismissed. Now what?

Pregnancy and parenting-related discrimination is unlawful in Australia. Sadly, it continues every day.  If you believe you’ve been dismissed due to pregnancy or parental-related discrimination, you’re not alone and there is help.  Knowing your options is the first step. You may have various legal claims against your employer, including a:  unfair dismissal claim;  discrimination claim; … Continue reading I think I’ve been unfairly dismissed. Now what?

What are flexible working arrangements?

Parents often need the flexibility to adapt their work schedule to their child’s needs. While employers and employees may agree on changes, sometimes this is easier said than done. A flexible working arrangement is an agreement between an employer and an employee to change the employee’s working arrangement to better accommodate the employee’s special circumstances.  … Continue reading What are flexible working arrangements?

When should I tell my employer about my pregnancy?

Navigating a pregnancy announcement can be challenging for expecting parents, particularly when telling their employer. For many employees, the news will be greeted with congratulations. For others, the news may lead to unlawful treatment by their employer. So if you are pregnant, when should you tell your employer? Ultimately, deciding when to tell your employer … Continue reading When should I tell my employer about my pregnancy?