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Help! I have sustained an injury at work and I am unable to work – as a member of the AFP, what can I do?
Members of the AFP have rights and entitlements against their employer under the Federal worker's compensation scheme.
Australia
2 Oct 2019
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Labouring outside the law: Migrant workers and the protective reach of Australian law
A worker's status as an undocumented or 'irregular' migrant should not make exploitation, abuse and injury inevitable.
Australia
27 Jun 2019
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Vicarious liability litigation duties
This UK court was called upon to consider, but firmly rejected an argument that the employer owed a duty to an employee.
Australia
16 Nov 2018
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Orchestral musician wins landmark case over hearing damage
Recent case marks the first time that UK HC has explored legal obligation of music industry towards hearing of musicians.
Australia
2 May 2018
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High Court cements position on personal payment of penalties
If a union official breaches a civil remedy provision in the Fair Work Act, he may have to pay the penalties personally.
Australia
21 Mar 2018
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Reality check: What you say outside of work can impact your employment
There is no constitutional or legislative protection for unrestricted freedom of political communication in Australia.
Australia
31 Jan 2018
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Special leave application explores employer liability regarding the system of work – Is it better to speak up?
The 'struggling' disclosure should have prompted further enquiry, the failure of which amounted to a breach of duty.
Australia
12 Dec 2017
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Trade Unions – A highly regulated and supervised future…
Unions face a decline in membership, at the same time as legislative and judicial scrutiny over their affairs escalates.
Australia
4 Sep 2017
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Thinking of downsizing your workforce? Make sure you get the consultation process right — Or redundancies could turn out to be unfair dismissals
An employer must comply with any obligation in a modern award or enterprise agreement to consult about the redundancy.
Australia
27 Jul 2017
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Protecting vulnerable workers – New legislation soon
This legislative initiative in workplace relations law has attracted widespread support among stakeholders in the area.
Australia
25 Jul 2017
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An overview of Australian employment practices 2017
Employment practices in Australia are affected by statutory provisions, tax, superannuation as well as market forces.
Australia
25 Jul 2017
12
Automatic abandonment of employment award clauses – to be abandoned?
An employer can't rely on an abandonment of employment clause for automatic protection against an unfair dismissal claim.
Australia
14 Jun 2017
13
Resolving employee conflict in an organisation by mediation
Managers should consider engaging an independent accredited mediator with expertise in resolving workplace conflict.
Australia
14 Jun 2017
14
Protecting vulnerable workers – New legislation expected soon
This Bill imposes liability on franchisors for the errant behaviour of their franchisees in their employment of staff.
Australia
14 Jun 2017
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Coming changes to Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act – Update on 21 December 2016 Bulletin
This is an update on the current situation, with additional proposed changes to the RO Act that were recently introduced.
Australia
5 Apr 2017
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"Automatic Abandonment of Employment" award clauses – to be abandoned?
This case draws attention to complexities arising when an employer believes an employee has "abandoned" his employment
Australia
31 Mar 2017
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NSW workers entitled to legal representation
A worker in NSW is now entitled to obtain detailed legal advice in respect of a merit review of a work capacity decision.
Australia
7 Feb 2017
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Workers in NSW entitled to legal representation
A NSW worker is now entitled to obtain detailed legal advice in respect of a merit review of a work capacity decision.
Australia
11 Jan 2017
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Workplace policies and procedures – are they really necessary?
Up to date policies and procedures, in place and enforced, will aid employers in any defence to adverse action claims,
Australia
28 Dec 2016
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Major changes to Federal law regulating registered organisations, including new Registered Organisations Commission
The Amending Act will have a significant impact on trade unions and employer associations registered under Federal law.
Australia
15 Dec 2016
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