Post-employment restraints: a refresher

Post-employment restraints, also known as ‘restraints of trade’, refer to clauses contained within an employment agreement that seek to prevent former employees from engaging in a range of competitive activities after their employment ends. Restraints of trade can be contained in various types of agreements, including: employment agreements, business sale agreements and/or shareholder agreements. For […]

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Unions seeking to expand into the real estate industry

There has been a recent push in NSW by the United Services Union (USU) and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) to expand into the real estate industry – an industry that has traditionally seen low levels of union activities. Spokespersons from both unions have raised concerns about harassment and unsafe practices within […]

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