Paulinet Tamaray

Paulinet Tamaray

Paulinet Angela S. Tamaray is a licensed lawyer and a senior legal writer for several Key Media publications, including Australasian Lawyer, and Human Resources Director.

She graduated with a degree in Sociology and a Juris Doctor degree. Her reporting and research cover all areas of law and legislative developments in North America and Asia-Pacific jurisdictions.

She is also an occasional lecturer for postgraduate students, teaching legal medicine, ethics, social sciences and professional writing. Her free time is devoted to offering pro bono legal services to underserved communities.

She is deeply passionate about intersectional feminism, sustainable development, and social justice.

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Payroll glitch or sudden termination?

Payroll glitch or sudden termination?

Employer argues removing worker from system merely 'administrative'

Who's my representative? 'Confused' worker pushes late dismissal application

Who's my representative? 'Confused' worker pushes late dismissal application

Fair Work looks into union's failure to clarify worker's status

'Non on-going' worker claims she was promised permanent role

'Non on-going' worker claims she was promised permanent role

Was the worker fired when the employer failed to offer a 'secure' position?

Commission: Being 'unsure' about legal advice doesn’t extend late claim

Commission: Being 'unsure' about legal advice doesn’t extend late claim

FWC says it has resources 'to assist self-represented litigants'

Manager gets fired via text: 'If you're not at work, then you don't have a job'

Manager gets fired via text: 'If you're not at work, then you don't have a job'

Was it justifiable to dismiss a manager who failed to attend her shift?

Can an oral contract prove an employment relationship?

Can an oral contract prove an employment relationship?

Fair Work examines circumstances between parties

Fixed-term worker fails to challenge employer's decision not to extend contract

Fixed-term worker fails to challenge employer's decision not to extend contract

Employer cites changes in operational requirements to justify non-extension

Worker who quit 'in the heat of the moment' found dismissed

Worker who quit 'in the heat of the moment' found dismissed

Fair Work underscores importance of clarifying worker's intention

Worker fired for sleeping on duty appeals late claim

Worker fired for sleeping on duty appeals late claim

Commission determines if case has exceptional circumstance

Worker fired over workplace harassment questionnaire

Worker fired over workplace harassment questionnaire

Employer says it had 'reasonable grounds' to justify termination