Employee Related DisputesRepresentation in Unfair Dismissal, Workplace Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment, General Protections (Adverse Action) and employee related matters.
Leigh is a Certified Mediator and Arbitrator, Supreme Court Approved Mediator (Queensland), J.P. (Qual) QCAT Qld, Member of the Resolution Institute of Australia and an experienced negotiator, advocate and strategist. His experience covers a wide range of dispute resolution in complex and difficult matters.
Where bullying and harassment occurs or is claimed, it is essential to engage a professional such as Leigh who can manage all aspects of the claim, and to minimise the potential outcomes which can be disruptive to employers and damaging to individuals involved.
Representation of employers and employees in Unfair Dismissal cases from preliminary advice and support through claim management, document preparation and filing with the Fair Work Commission, representation and advocacy through the progression and completion of the claim.
This is action taken by a person or industrial association that is deemed unlawful under the General Protections provisions of the Fair Work Act, including dismissing or refusing to employ a person, and discriminating against the person or otherwise injuring the person in their employment. These actions are technically complex and require professional advice and support to successfully manage these claims and outcomes.
Discrimination in the workforce can take many forms, and there are a range of options available for progressing these claims, and a number of tribunals and jurisdictions which are able to accept claims of this nature. It is important to deal with these claims quickly and professionally to achieve the best possible solution for all parties and to reduce potential financial liabilities.
Leigh is a skilled practitioner and experienced in successfully dealing with all types of workplace grievances and disputes from one on one matters to national industrial campaigns. Leigh has built his reputation based on his professionalism and ability to deal with difficult matters.