Mondaq Australia: Employment and HR
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to workplace health & safety.
HBA Legal
The case was in favour of the employer when Mr Dekker could not prove that work was a significant contributing factor.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Failure to keep employee records results in penalties as well as difficulty in disproving alleged employee underpayments.
Carroll & O'Dea
An implied contractual term of "good faith and fair dealing" in an employment contract needs High Court interpretation.
Swaab Attorneys
Category 1 is when a duty holder recklessly exposes a person to whom a duty is owed to a risk of death or serious injury.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Employers should carefully consider and assess union requests to exercise their statutory rights of entry to a work site.
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers should also have robust processes in place to handle bullying complaints and serious interpersonal conflicts.
HBA Legal
Treatment must have a long term benefit to be considered to be reasonably required for the purposes of compensation.
HBA Legal
To be entitled to compensation, a worker must prove that work is not just the scene of the pain, it must be a cause of it.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article comments on several key employment law developments in Australia during the past 6 months. .
Bartier Perry
This is the first of a two part series focussing on the gig economy and its key stakeholders. .
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Article discusses the new comic contract movement and its pros and cons.
Holding Redlich
Key points of the federal budget from the perspective of workplace relations and safety. .
HBA Legal
The employer must prove that if not for the administrative action, the employee would not have suffered the condition.
Bartier Perry
Councils and their risk managers should be aware of potential problems caused by asbestos and take steps to lessen them.
Cooper Grace Ward
Decisions about performance and dismissal must be communicated respectfully, and in a way that maintains human dignity.
Holding Redlich
Unions NSW tracked online activity through Airtasker and apparently found unlicensed operators taking on high-risk jobs.
Swaab Attorneys
When a social media conduct complaint or issue is raised, the way to address it will depend upon the facts of the case.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Managers need to ensure proper process for redundancy is followed, to avoid unfair dismissal and adverse action claims.
Cooper Grace Ward
Managing employees who could be experiencing a mental health condition in the workplace can be quite challenging.
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Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to workplace health & safety.
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