Mondaq Australia: Employment and HR
HBA Legal
It is difficult to defend applications for an extension of time and this was an example of a case that crosses the line.
Holding Redlich
The safety inspector's recording can occur without consent, as long as the interviewee is made aware of the recording.
McCullough Robertson
A union cannot pick up the bill for an individual's penalty arising from a statutory breach of the Fair Work Act.
Carroll & O'Dea
If a union official breaches a civil remedy provision in the Fair Work Act, he may have to pay the penalties personally.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Fair Work Act of 2009 (the Act) is Australia's principal legislation that dictates a legal framework that all Australian employers must comply with in employing staff.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
All responsible need to ensure the health and safety of workers by taking steps to minimise risks in the workplace. .
Swaab Attorneys
This article looks at accessorial liability, the powers of the FWO and how a workplace investigation may proceed.
Swaab Attorneys
Employers cannot rely on outer limit or maximum term contracts as a means to avoid unfair dismissal claims. .
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Contractors should implement their WHS management plan to help minimise risk exposure and maintain a safe work environment.
Swaab Attorneys
In most workplaces, the mere act of swearing itself is unlikely to provide a sound basis for termination of employment.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
18 firms across the Asia-Pacific listed top employment law issues, with similar trends seen across many of the regions.
HHG Legal Group
A matter often overlooked is how employers deal with employees who have been subject to sexual harassment allegations.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
An employer must have a valid reason to terminate the employee, and the process followed must be procedurally fair.
Data analytical expertise could help as the responsibility of management to ensure compliance in business is growing.
Holding Redlich
This monthly update has links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to workplace relations.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to workplace health & safety.
Swaab Attorneys
Warnings, performance improvement plans and formal meetings only become relevant after the minimum employment period.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Remember that employers can be held vicariously liable for any acts of sexual harassment committed in the workplace.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Recently a number of stoushes about the enforcement of post-employment restraints of trade – including one that captivated the legal industry for many months last year – have played out publicly.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Employer successful in application for judicial review of determination of medical panel.
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