HR Legal is a dedicated Workplace Relations & Workplace Safety law practice based in Melbourne and servicing local, national and international clients.


  • 18/09/2014

    HR Legal Makes Submissions To Royal Commission

    Andrew Maher, Partner of HR Legal, last week gave evidence to the Royal Commission into trade union governance and corruption as to whether enterprise agreements should be able to override the Choice of Fund superannuation legislation.

    During Andrew's evidence he was specifically asked as to his opinion on whether there should be law reform in this area. Read Andrew's full article to see his response.
  • 02/09/2014

    Redundancies During Pregnancy and Maternity Leave Not Always Discriminatory Says Federal Court

    Employers must respond to requests for changed working arrangements within 21 days to comply with the Fair Work Act. The Federal court fined an employer $6500 for failing to do so.

    In the same matter the court ruled that the employer, a not-for-profit organisation, did not discriminate against two pregnant employees who were made redundant during their absence on parental leave.