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By Michael Phillips, Nicholas Mark
The Regulations have been promulgated and the government proposes to extend the CSF Regime to proprietary companies.
By Michael Byrnes
FWC takes a "substance over form" approach in considering job titles and their relevance for a particular modern award.
By Michael Byrnes
The case considered the issue of car allowances to determine the annual rate of earnings for unfair dismissal purposes.
By Simon Obee
It is strongly advisable for employers to consider all other alternatives before taking action to dismiss an employee.
By Richard Ottley
Employers should be careful about how they react to employees who submit a resignation "in the heat of the moment".
By Simon Obee
A frequent mistake employers make when dealing with dismissal, is failing to afford employees "procedural fairness".
By Richard Ottley
This article looks at accessorial liability, the powers of the FWO and how a workplace investigation may proceed.
By Richard Ottley
Employers cannot rely on outer limit or maximum term contracts as a means to avoid unfair dismissal claims. .
By Michael Byrnes
In most workplaces, the mere act of swearing itself is unlikely to provide a sound basis for termination of employment.
By Simon Obee
Warnings, performance improvement plans and formal meetings only become relevant after the minimum employment period.
By Richard Ottley, Simon Obee
Franchisors will be pursued and infringement notices issued for failure to adequately comply with code disclosure requirements. .
By Angela Harvey, Esther Khoo
A company power of attorney authorises a person/s to act on behalf of a company and sign certain documents on its behalf.
By Simon Obee
The rules on termination pay are extremely complex and it is no surprise that this is an area where errors often occur.
By Simon Obee
When dismissing a full-time or part-time employee, the Fair Work Act provides for a mandatory minimum period of notice.
By Richard Ottley, Simon Obee
Entitlement of an employee to long service leave is regulated by State or Territory based legislation. .
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