Your job is an important part of your life. It’s not only your livelihood but for many, it is also a source of great pride and achievement. When you’re involved in a dispute with your employer this can be extremely stressful and difficult to deal with.
It’s important that you are protected, and this is where powerful litigation makes a difference.
Are you involved in a dispute with your employer?
Employment is generally the most significant factor in relation to a person’s finances and standard of living. Every employee expects to be treated fairly in the workplace, but sometimes they need an employment lawyer to ensure their rights are protected.
If an employment dispute arises, it is a stressful situation for all involved. With the possibility of significant awards for damages, you will likely need a skilled and experienced lawyer to represent you and your best interests.
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Types of employee disputes we can help you with
Employment law covers a broad range of areas and can be complex. We can help employees in all employment disputes, including those relating to:
- contract disputes;
- termination for serious misconduct;
- notice periods;
- breach of employment contract;
- unfair dismissal;
- workplace bullying;
- workplace harassment;
- workplace discrimination;
- restraint of trade clauses;
- confidentiality agreements;
- standing down employment;
- adverse action;
- notice periods;
- blue cards;
- whistleblower laws and;
- Queensland employment standards.
Who we can help
For employees, employment law in Australia can be a minefield. Gibbs Wright has the experience to provide legal advice on your rights and obligations to help resolve any employment dispute.
Our firm represents employees in a wide range of employment matters; no case is too small, too big or too complex for our lawyers to take up the fight. Each and every client receives the same level of attention and dedication, whether they are an individual or one of the nation’s biggest companies.
Call Gibbs Wright today for a free initial consultation with one of our experienced litigation lawyers to discuss your dispute and explore your options.
HOW WE Help
How we can help
Workplace law is governed by Commonwealth laws, including the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), but more often than not, there are protections contained in state legislation, such as the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) and the Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld).
If you need to mediate or need help to negotiate in a dispute with an employer, Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers can help. Our employment lawyers may be able to represent you in conciliation conferences, application hearings and trials (sometimes subject to approval) in:
- the Fair Work Commission (FWC);
- the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC);
- the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT);
- Queensland courts; and
- Federal courts.
Why choose Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers
At Gibbs Wright, our employment lawyers have extensive experience in handling all types of employment matters, including unfair dismissal, discrimination claims and contract disputes. No matter who you work for, we have the skills and experience necessary to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
- Commercially viable outcomes
- Dedicated litigation firm
- Outstanding client satisfaction
- High success rate
- Direct contact with your lawyer
- Brisbane-based litigation team
Employment matters we can help with
*Complimentary consultations are reserved for disputes over $250,000 and are subject to approval.