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John Monroe

Fax +61.3.9205.2055

Mr. Monroe is an employment and safety lawyer in our Melbourne office. He has worked on a wide range of litigious matters, including the defense of general protections and unfair dismissal actions, as well as occupational health and safety prosecutions and appeals.

Mr. Monroe also has experience advising on the interaction between awards and enterprise agreements, redundancy, workplace consultations, restraints of trade and entitlements policies.

  • Assisting in the defense of charges of breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic), including in its bullying jurisdiction.
  • Preparing and responding to criminal and civil appeals on complex points of law in the Victorian Court of Appeal.
  • Advising a home care provider on the interaction between awards and site specific enterprise agreements.
  • Assisting in the successful settlement of unfair dismissal allegations.
  • Preparing training materials to assist organisations to comply with their employment and safety obligations to employees.
  • Advising government departments on compliance with internal policies and discrimination at the recruitment and termination stages of employment.
  • Advising international companies on redundancy, long service leave and other entitlements and drafting policies to assist them in complying with their obligations.