Funding crisis cripples centres

“Over six months, the Leederville Employment Law Centre received 10,000 calls from people worried about their rights at work. It could only handle 2000, and deep funding cuts from the federal and state governments means it’ll be even harder this … Continued

Call to protect paid parental leave

“We, the undersigned organisations and individuals, make this statement of support for the current Paid Parental Leave scheme.” Click the link below to read the full statement. Call to Protect Paid Parental Leave

ELC extending Advice Line hours

The Employment Law Centre of WA will extend our Advice Line hours from 2 February 2015 so that vulnerable Western Australian employees can better access our service. The extended hours for our State-wide Advice Line 08 9227 0111 or 1300 … Continued

ELC on Triple J

Mental health in the workplace affects all Australians  as employees, employers and colleagues. The Employment Law Centre’s Principal Solicitor, Toni Emmanuel, will be interviewed by Triple J’s HACK at 5.30pm Perth time on Thursday. We’ll be talking about mental health … Continued

Channel 7 reports on ELC pregnancy discrimination concerns

The existence of pregnancy discrimination in Australian workplaces was highlighted in a Channel 7 report which aired on Wednesday 16 April at 6:00 pm. The ELC’s Toni Emmanuel provided feedback from clients who had contacted the ELC after experiencing discrimination … Continued