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Employment law

Community Legal Centres Queensland believes that workers should be treated fairly and equally, particularly in the areas of pay, dismissal and working conditions.

Community Legal Centres Queensland supports Article 7 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 

Community Legal Centres Queensland advocates

  • reflection in employment law of the principle of non-discrimination;
  • Evidence-based development of law and policy with respect to the incidence of unemployment among particular groups within society.
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Queensland Employment Law Service: Project proposal

PDF icon Queensland Employment Law Service: Project proposal
This proposal provides a business case for the establishment of a specialist Queensland Employment Law Service.

Workplace relations inquiry: Issues paper response (scope of inquiry)

PDF icon Workplace relations inquiry: Issues paper response (scope of inquiry)
Since the fundamental changes introduced by the Fair Work Act 2009, Queensland’s community legal centres have experienced a dramatic and unsustainable rise in the demand for employment law advice. Community Legal Centres Queensland's response to the issues paper produced by the Productivity Commission's inquiry into workplace relations suggests that assistance available to vulnerable workers must be included in the inquiry's scope.