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Coleman Greig Lawyers
It does increase the risk of the employee claiming that the redundancy or termination was influenced by that reason.
Cooper Grace Ward
This informative video discusses workplace policies that all employers must have in place to comply with legislation.
Swaab Attorneys
As well as an appropriate policy, any employees must be given at least 14 days' written notice of computer surveillance.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The Queensland Government is by far the state's largest employer so an effective performance management process is vital.
Clayton Utz
Holding companies and franchisors may be liable for breaches of the Fair Work Act by their subsidiaries or franchisees.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Employers must ensure they follow all policies, codes of conduct and guidelines in the workplace in a reasonable manner.
Clayton Utz
Until section 557C of the FWA is clarified, all employers must be careful of their extensive record-keeping obligations.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Businesses using labour hire workers must adapt their contracts and protocols to use only licensed labour hire providers.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health & safety.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Employers should prepare for these changes to the Fair Work Act, which address the exploitation of vulnerable workers.
Holding Redlich
The amendments are intended to deter unlawful practices and end the 'systematic and deliberate exploitation of workers'.
Swaab Attorneys
There should be cogent business reasons for the use of these contracts (other than to avoid unfair dismissal claims).
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Queensland Workplace Health Safety and safe building products laws and Safework NSW propose opposite directions.
K&L Gates
The Federal Parliament this week passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (the Act), with some last minute amendments agreed to by the Government.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
The changes will impact holding companies and franchisors who have significant influence or control over their networks.
Cooper Grace Ward
This mandatory licensing regime will significantly affect transport operators who use internal labour hire arrangements.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The "reportable conduct" scheme mandates how Victorian government and non-government schools may ensure child safety.
Clayton Utz
The decision has significant implications for future enterprise agreement negotiations in the tertiary education sector.
DibbsBarker
All Australian businesses should be reviewing the way they manage the risk of underpayment and worker exploitation.
Holding Redlich
This article examines the Court's findings on the confidentiality obligations claims and the lessons for employers.
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These are important lessons and reminders compiled from recent unfair dismissal decisions of the Fair Work Commission.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Large businesses in Australia will be required to report annually on their actions to address forms of 'modern slavery'.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
On 1 July 2017, a range of monetary changes to workplace laws commenced, that will impact all employers in Australia.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
MDC Legal
Employers must exercise care when drafting employment contracts with bonus provisions, and when deciding to pay bonuses.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The employer was found to be vicariously liable for the CEO's actions and to have breached its own duty of care.
Cooper Grace Ward
The issues on appeal were whether the breach of duty caused the injury and whether the risk of injury was foreseeable.
Carroll & O'Dea
The full impact will be felt when payments cease after the five-year grace period, with many unprepared for the changes.
Madgwicks
The article explores what constitutes workplace bullying under the Fair Work Act 2009, along with a recent case example.
Swaab Attorneys
Employers are well advised to tread carefully when dealing with such a scenario, to avoid unfair dismissal claims.
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