Legal & IR Updates

2018

Changes to flexible work arrangements in the Modern Awards - 11 December 2018

Changes to the Electrical Award and Clerks Award from 1 November - 26 November 2018

Legal tips for end of year functions - 26 November 2018

Did you know that demoting an employee and reducing his pay could amount to a dismissal? - 8 November 2018

Company ordered to pay $435,000 for not preventing bullying - 29 October 2018

Labour hire employers can’t hide behind client contracts  - 11 October 2018 

When is a casual employee NOT a casual employee? - 27 September 2018

Warning to employers when using a flat rate of pay - 13 September 2018

Update for employers with overseas workers - 31 August 2018

No obligation to pay employee who lost licence16 August 2018

Court rules against Employsure contract’s “penalty” clause - 2 August 2018

Union entry not outside work hours - 19 July 2018

Superannuation Amnesty - 5 July 2018

Unpaid domestic violence leave - 21 June 2018

State wage increase - 21 June 2018

National wage increase - 6 June 2018

Reversal of onus and record keeping - 6 June 2018

Sacking for refusing to accept changes unfair - 17 May 2018

Important High Court ruling on retention money – 6 April 2018

High Court Rules on ability to take on an Adjudicator's determination of a payment dispute on Judicial Review - 22 March 2018

Workers Compensation - are you covering all your "workers"? - 8 March 2018

Does your business need a legal health check-up? - 22 February 2018

Cooper & Oxley - What should subcontractors do now? - 8 February 2018

Hefty fine for lack of records – 22 January 2018

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