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Charging a person criminally can have far-reaching consequences , not only for the charged person, but also for his or her family, the community, and the criminal justice system. So, what other options are there to laying criminal charges?
Enterprise agreements are a popular tool for many employees, employers and unions, to set in place a legally binding set of employment standards, entitlements and protections. In this article, we look at the primary steps required to create an enterprise agreement.
The law provides a privilege (immunity) against providing information or documents which may be self-incriminating. This, alongside the right to remain silent, ensures that an accused person cannot be compelled to give evidence leading to his or her own conviction.
All employees have general protections under workplace laws in Australia. In this article, we look at the process for lodging a general protections claim if you have been dismissed due to adverse action.