Lawyer for Employees

lawyer for employeesYou can find our employee lawyers at: 801, Level 8/100 William St, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011 (view in Google Maps).

Lawyer for employees – how do we help?

From navigating intricate employment contracts to addressing workplace discrimination and ensuring fair compensation, we understand the multifaceted hurdles you encounter the Australian job market.

  • Our lawyers offer unmatched expertise tailored to senior-level employees
  • Receive tailored advice, ensuring decisions align with your professional goals
  • From unfair dismissals to discrimination, we proactively safeguard your rights
  • Covering negotiations to representation, we stand by you at every stage.
  • View employment law as a strategic tool for success; we empower you to turn challenges into career opportunities
Request our advice today for tailored legal support that empowers your career and ensures your rights are protected. Progressive Legal will be your partner in navigating the the Australian job market.
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Our employee lawyers have worked on a range of different types of disputes, offering a wealth a experience in the field.

Why choose us?

Our commitment to excellence goes beyond legal expertise. We prioritise your unique needs, offering tailored solutions in a landscape where one size does not fit all. Engage with us for the assurance of proactive legal support, a client-focused approach, and an unwavering dedication to safeguarding your professional interests.

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Lawyer for Employees FAQs

What is the role of an employment lawyer for employees?

An employment lawyer for employees plays a crucial role in providing legal guidance and representation on workplace matters.

They assist in issues like contract disputes, discrimination, and unfair dismissals, ensuring that your rights are protected and advocating for a fair resolution.

What types of employment matters can a lawyer for employees help with?

At Progressive Legal, we’re versatile and proficient in addressing a spectrum of employment matters to ensure your professional rights are protected. These matters include, but are not limited to:

Unfair Dismissal

We can assist in cases where termination is deemed unjust, guiding you through the process of filing a claim, negotiating with employers, and representing you in legal proceedings.

Discrimination Issues

Whether based on race, gender, age, or other protected characteristics, we specialise in addressing workplace discrimination, providing strategic counsel, and pursuing legal actions when necessary.

Contract Disputes

When disagreements arise over the terms of employment contracts, we can review, negotiate, and provide representation to resolve disputes in a manner that aligns with your best interests.

Harassment Claims

We advise on reporting procedures, conducting investigations, and taking legal action against perpetrators.

Wage and Compensation Disputes

In situations where there are disputes over wages, benefits, or compensation, we work to ensure fair and lawful resolutions, advocating for your rightful entitlements.

Breach of Employment Agreement

If an employer fails to fulfill contractual obligations, our employee lawyers can provide guidance on how to address breaches and pursue legal remedies.

Workplace Policy Violations

Addressing violations of workplace policies, we guide you on the appropriate steps to take, protecting your rights and ensuring a fair resolution.

How can a lawyer for employees help with workplace discrimination?

A lawyer for employees specialises in addressing workplace discrimination by providing strategic counsel, filing complaints, and representing employees in legal proceedings.

At Progressive Legal, our expertise ensures a comprehensive approach to tackling discrimination issues, fostering a workplace environment free from bias.

What steps should I take in case of unfair dismissal?

Lodging a claim

If confronted with the distressing situation of unfair dismissal, your immediate step should be to consult an experienced employee lawyer. They’ll guide you through the process, ensuring you take the right measures to address the injustice.

Firstly, they will assist you in lodging a comprehensive claim, outlining the circumstances surrounding your dismissal. This critical step sets the foundation for the legal proceedings that follow.

Negotiations and representation

Next, your employment lawyer will skillfully navigate negotiations with your employer, aiming for a resolution that aligns with fairness and justice.

In the event that negotiations prove unyielding, your lawyer will stand by you during hearings, providing representation that emphasises your rights and the unjust nature of your dismissal.

At Progressive Legal, our ultimate goal is to secure a favourable outcome, be it through reinstatement to your previous position, financial compensation, or other remedies as deemed appropriate by the legal system.

When should I seek legal advice for an employment contract?

It is strongly recommended to seek the counsel of an employment lawyer before finalising any employment contract.

Contract review

An employment lawyer’s role at this stage is multifaceted. Firstly, they meticulously review the terms of the contract, dissecting its language to identify potential pitfalls and legal nuances that might escape an untrained eye. This scrutiny is essential for ensuring that the contract aligns with fair and lawful employment standards.

Advocate in negotiations

Furthermore, your lawyer becomes your advocate in negotiations. With a deep understanding of employment law, they skillfully navigate discussions with your potential employer to secure terms that are not only favourable but also protective of your rights. This negotiation process is pivotal in achieving a balanced agreement that reflects your professional worth.

In essence, seeking legal advice at the contract stage serves as a proactive measure, providing clarity on your obligations and rights. It’s a strategic move that empowers you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions, setting the groundwork for a mutually beneficial and legally sound employment relationship.

Can a lawyer for employees help with workplace harassment?

Absolutely. Employment lawyers address workplace harassment by advising on reporting procedures, investigating claims, and pursuing legal action if necessary. Their role is pivotal in holding perpetrators accountable and creating a safer work environment.

How long do I have to file a claim for workplace issues?

Typically, the window for filing a claim ranges from a few months to a few years, depending on the nature of the workplace issue and the jurisdiction. It’s essential to consult with an employment lawyer promptly to determine the applicable timeframe for your case.

Acting swiftly is of paramount importance. Delays in filing a claim may compromise the strength of your case and limit the legal remedies available to you. Employment lawyers not only help you comprehend the intricacies of the timeframe but also ensure that you take timely and informed action to protect your rights.

“The team at Progressive Legal provide exceptional service and are great with communications to ensure you are kept up to date every step of the way. Highly recommended.”


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