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Employment and the law - Hot Topics
Employment brings us into a relationship over which, for many employees, there is little control, particularly young people entering the workforce for the first time. This issue examines the area of employment law since the Fair Work legislation, and looks at the responsibilities of the national and state systems. Areas covered include getting a job, entitlements, work arrangements, discrimination, bullying, health and safety and leaving work.
Megan Cameron has BA/LLB (Hons) and LLM from Sydney University. After being admitted, she worked as a solicitor in private practice for four years, specialising in employment and industrial law. Megan has worked in community legal centres for over three years as a generalist solicitor, most recently as Senior Solicitor at Redfern Legal Centre.
Hot Topics 76: Employment and the law. Hot Topics is intended as an introductory guide only and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Whilst every effort is made to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information, the Legal Information Access Centre does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions.
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