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Award wage increases announced across the country – have you updated your employee contracts?
In addition to national award announcements, the WA IRC awarded an increase in the state minimum wage from 1 July 2019.
Australia
 
29 Jun 2019
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Award minimum wages – what you need to know
Employers will need to review employment contracts at minimum wage, under a modern award or other industrial instrument.
Australia
8 Jun 2019
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Flexible work arrangements model term in all modern awards
If a request for flexible work is received, it must be discussed with the employee in a genuine effort to reach agreement.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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Accelerating into the gig economy
Article discusses new gig economy whereby temporary positions are filled with independent workers for short periods of time.
Australia
17 Apr 2018
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Sexual misconduct allegations: What employers need to know
A matter often overlooked is how employers deal with employees who have been subject to sexual harassment allegations.
Australia
12 Mar 2018
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Service Provider Blues: Service provider liable as accessory to breaches of Fair Work Act
The words of the FW Act make it clear that any person involved in any breach could be penalised for any underpayment.
Australia
23 Jan 2018
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Employer tax obligations – No lightning rod test of worker status - Employee or independent contractor?
Numerous recent cases have illuminated the difficulty that principals have in determining what their workers really are.
Australia
17 Jan 2018
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Further protections for vulnerable workers
A new Bill aims to protect vulnerable workers from systemic non observance of rights and entitlements under the FW Act.
Australia
8 Sep 2017
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Is Australia ready for paid domestic violence leave?
The ACTU has proposed a clause be added to all modern awards to provide for 10 days of paid domestic violence leave.
Australia
2 May 2017
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A checklist for due diligence when buying a medical practice.
The checklist contains potential questions to ask when investigating the business of a medical practice before buying.
Australia
23 Mar 2017
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Danger for company directors and unions alike?
The Coalition has proposed an increase in penalties payable by directors commensurate with increases for union officials.
Australia
27 Jul 2016
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Franchisor liability for exploitation of employees may be in the pipeline
The new Government may consider that it has a mandate to seek to legislate for the "Protect Vulnerable Workers" policy.
Australia
15 Jul 2016
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Extra powers to the Fair Work Ombudsman in the pipeline following the election
The new government may consider it has a mandate to seek legislation changes to broaden the coercive powers of the FWO.
Australia
13 Jul 2016
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FIFO entitlements and termination notices: A recent decision
FIFO employee entitlements will be considered in light of their own agreement, many of which contain similar provisions.
Australia
23 Jun 2016
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Employee theft in the workplace
Employee theft affects business owners everyday and suspicious activity must be dealt with swiftly, firmly and fairly.
Australia
24 Aug 2015
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