Tamsin provides public and private sector clients (including non-profit organisations) with practical advice and assistance in relation to a wide range of workplace and industrial relations issues, including termination of employment, anti-discrimination, general protections, unfair dismissal, transfer of business, employment contracts and enterprise agreement approval.
Enterprise bargaining including for Victoria Police
Assisting and advising Victoria Police and other clients throughout all stages of the bargaining process, including drafting and reviewing enterprise agreement amendments prior to the commencement of bargaining; providing advice in relation to union negotiations; providing advice in relation to pre-approval steps and assisting clients respond to requests for further information from the Fair Work Commission.
Assisting non-profit organisations with various employment queries, including providing award coverage advice; advice about whether employees and contractors are appropriately characterised; and drafting simple employment contracts.
Unfair dismissal and general protections claims
Assisting various public and private sector clients (including for Court Services Victoria and non-profit organisations) defend unfair dismissal and general protections claims in the Fair Work Commission and Federal Court.
Due diligence and transfer of business
Assisting private sector clients by drafting purchaser and vendor due diligence reports from an employment perspective, and providing advice in relation to transfer of business obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Providing prospects advice, drafting submissions and instructing at a successful strike out hearing in relation to a discrimination claim.
Making a difference: Maddocks senior associate wins Australian Young Lawyer of the Year
Senior associate awarded the 2018 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia.
Changes to Sexual Harassment legislation with the passage of the Respect@Work Bill
The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021 has passed both Houses of Parliament
Updates to Local Government Long Service Leave: Removing outdated provisions, re-ordering, and other minor updates
The Local Government (Long Service Leave) Regulations 2021 (Vic) (2021 Regulations) came into force on 1 July 2021