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Luci is an employment lawyer specialising in all areas of employment, workplace relations, and safety. She has particular experience in workplace change projects including restructuring, outsourcing, downsizing, and enterprise bargaining strategy including responses to industrial action.
Luci has significant experience in both the private and public sectors and regularly advises clients in the areas of disputes, award and enterprise agreement interpretation, disciplinary and performance management processes (including termination of employment), the management of discrimination, vilification, harassment and victimisation complaints, executive employment and termination.
Luci regularly appears in the Fair Work Commission, State and Federal Courts, and State and Federal equal opportunity and anti-discrimination tribunals.
Assisted a client in relation to its national industrial arrangements including the termination of enterprise awards and transition to Federal awards by the relevant union on a range of workplace relations issues including the use of contractors and selection processes for redundancy.
Advised a client in the energy industry in relation to a range of workplace relations issues including transfer of business within its blue collar workforce, the development of the industrial relations strategies, enterprise bargaining negotiations, applications in the Fair Work Commission for dispute resolution, terminating industrial action, applications to stop or prevent industrial action, and agreement drafting.
Advised a client in relation to dispute applications by the relevant union on a range of workplace relations issues including the use of contractors and selection processes for redundancy.
Recommended in Employment Law
South Australia and Queensland have recently introduced new labour hire licensing legislation to provide greater protections for workers and accountability for employers in the labour hire industry.
The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission recently determined to make a number of amendments to modern awards relating to casual and part-time employees.
Two recent decisions of FWC mean that employers, particularly in the retail and hospitality industries, should confirm their minimum rate obligations to employees.