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High Court confirms the Federal Court power to stop unions paying fines of union officials
Courts can impose orders on union officials to pay fines personally, rather than have the union pay them on their behalf.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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High Court allows personal payment orders for breaches of the Fair Work Act
This decision has the potential to place considerable pressure on union officials engaging in repeated unlawful conduct.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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E-Alert: Paying the price for employee mistakes – The importance of properly defining employee roles and acceptable behaviours
Employers could be vicariously liable when an employee, in the scope of their employment, causes harm to another.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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The top five mistakes employers make when terminating employment: No.1 - Giving inadequate notice
When dismissing a full-time or part-time employee, the Fair Work Act provides for a mandatory minimum period of notice.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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LimeLight Issue No. 84: Personal payment orders
Courts have power under section 546(1) of the Fair Work Act 2009 to order a party to personally pay a pecuniary penalty.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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Workplace Sex Bans. Are they legit?
Basically there is no law that prevents, or gives employers the power to prevent, consensual sex between co-workers.
Australia
22 Feb 2018
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Diverse and inclusive organisations: It is no tempest in a teapot, it is a serious business issue
Diverse and inclusive organisations are more innovative, better financially and have better governance and risk management.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Downsizer superannuation contributions – what you need to know about the new contribution cap
Downsizer contributions provide an additional opportunity for people aged over 65 to make contributions to superannuation.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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#MeToo: a sexual harassment case update
The #MeToo movement may empower employees to raise sexual harassment allegations.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Trends in enterprise bargaining
Enterprise bargaining is now facing a period of decline.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Expiring employment contracts still considered to be a dismissal by an employer
Successive outer-limit contracts may expose employers to dismissal-based claims if these contracts are not renewed.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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FWC says Uber driver not an employee: where next for the share economy?
The Fair Work Commission recently held that under traditional available tests of employment, uber drivers are contractors.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Focus on temporary employment – two recent cases put employers on notice about entitlements and rights for temporary and casual workers under the Fair Work Act
Following recent court decisions, there is now significant uncertainty about casual and permanent employment.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services News - 14 February 2018
This newsletter includes links to recent information relating to superannuation, funds management & financial services.
Australia
19 Feb 2018
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Absence of work-wages bargain crucial for Fair Work Commission to conclude that an Uber driver was not an employee
The case increases tensions between the gig economy and traditional indicia used to determine an employment relationship.
Australia
17 Feb 2018
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Key cases that transformed the legal landscape in 2017 - and how they will impact your business
This article summarises our selection of the most relevant cases from 2017 and the key takeaways for business for 2018.
Australia
17 Feb 2018
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