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Many people encounter difficulties in the course of their employment. Turner Freeman Lawyers offer realistic and sensible advice which can assist in the resolution of a workplace issue or, if needed, a negotiated release from the employment. Common types of issues in which Turner Freeman are described in the pages listed below.

Our expert employment lawyers offer clear, strong and cost effective advice. Please contact our office on 13 43 63 and discuss you matter obligation free or get in touch with us via our online enquiry form.

Common types of issues that may arise in a workplace include:

How we can help

Call (08) 9325 0900 to speak with our employment law specialist Timothy Kucera in Western Australia or come and visit us. Our WA office is located in Perth CBD.


What is discrimination in the workplace?

What is discrimination in the workplace?

If you believe you have been unlawfully discriminated or harassed and your concerns are ignored at workplace, let us know. We can also assist you if you have been wrongfully accused of discriminating or harassing employees in your workplace.

Helping you resolve disputes in the workplace

Helping you resolve disputes in the workplace

We will often look to internal conflict resolution processes and grievance procedures, as well as dispute settlement processes under awards and agreements. Where possible, it is important that a workplace problem does not inevitably lead to the end of the employment. Sensible advice will often not be to commence legal proceedings.

What to do if you believe you have been underpaid

Underpayment of wages

Employees will generally have entitlements arising from their contract of employment, from workplace policies, from awards and industrial instruments (such as an enterprise agreements or individual flexibility agreements), as well as legislation.

Talk to us on 13 43 63 if you believe you have been underpaid.

What actions are considered bullying and harassment?

Harassment is generally understood to include conduct that is unwelcomed and that humiliates, offends or intimidates. Bullying, a form of harassment includes conduct such as:

  • Unfair or excessive criticism;
  • Treating some employees differently to other employees;
  • Publicly insulting the victims;
  • Constantly changing or setting unrealistic work targets; and
  • Undervaluing employee’s efforts at work.

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