Media Statements

Harmers Workplace Lawyers Media Contacts:
General media enquiries (issues/commentary):
Jane Kewin
Client Service & Communications Director
Harmers Workplace Lawyers
Mobile: 0407101299

Litigation/case related media enquiries:
Anthony McClellan
AMC Media
Mob: 0433 122 360
T: antmac9

2 August 2021 –  Drivers Take on Uber in Landmark Court Case
Harmers Workplace Lawyers has launched a landmark legal action in the Federal Court on behalf of 4 drivers and the Rideshare Driver Network (RDN). RDN represents thousands of Uber drivers who are fighting for their industrial rights. The case will determine whether Uber drivers are, in reality, employees of Uber, and not independent contractors, as Uber has always claimed. 
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17 June 2021 – Harmers wins  2021 Australasian Law Award for Employment Law
The Australasian Law Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the leading legal professionals, firms and in-house teams in Australia and New Zealand for their contribution to the industry over the past year.
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Harmers wins Lawyers Weekly 2020 Australian Law Awards
Harmers Workplace Lawyers is delighted to have been the recipient of two awards at the Lawyers Weekly 2020 Australian Law Awards. The firm won the “Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year”, and Chairman & Senior Team Leader, Michael Harmer, won the “Managing Partner of the Year” award. These awards recognise the achievement of excellence and leadership in practice for law firms across Australia. The workplace relations & employment award category is open to all law firms in Australia, both employment practices within multidisciplinary firms and specialist workplace relations law firms.
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26 January 2018 – Australia’s workplace relations is broken, old fashioned and unfit for purpose
In this “Opinion Editorial”, Michael Harmer, Chairman & Senior Team Leader of Harmers Workplace Lawyers, calls for a reformed workplace relations system in Australia which respects workplace rights, and the need for flexibility for workers, business and the public. A system built totally on the Australian notion of the fair go all round.
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