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Unpacking and repacking WorkPac – new decision takes practical and realistic approach to casual employment
Article highlights that employers should continue to manage their risk around casual employees & provides risk mitigation tips.
Australia
11 Sep 2019
2
Outside hours conduct of teacher justifies instant dismissal
Schools can have a duty of care to protect students from wrongful behaviours of teachers that occur outside school hours.
Australia
7 Aug 2019
3
Can I stop a former employee working for a competitor?
Article highlights the importance of a carefully considered and drafted restraint of trade clause in a contract of employment.
Australia
7 Aug 2019
4
Key changes to workplace laws take effect
Employers should be aware of, and seek advice about, these changes to workplace laws that commenced on 1 July 2019.
Australia
5 Aug 2019
5
5 must-know employment law outcomes favouring employers
These recent decisions and statutory amendments could help employers to proactively manage any emerging HR issues.
Australia
6 Feb 2019
6
Employers: get ready for new whistleblower protection laws in 2019
These reforms can protect those who "blow the whistle" or make disclosures about corporate, financial or tax misconduct.
Australia
4 Feb 2019
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Average pay increases in enterprise agreements
Employers negotiating enterprise agreements should note average pay increase trends and prepare an industrial strategy.
Australia
10 Dec 2018
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Does the BOOT (Better Off Overall Test) fit - when bargaining for a new enterprise agreement?
Recent variations to modern awards will impact how employers should approach bargaining for new enterprise agreements.
Australia
10 Dec 2018
9
Critical new reportable conduct laws to commence in the child care industry in Victoria
The scheme will regulate how employers in the industry identify, investigate and respond to child safety allegations.
Australia
3 Sep 2018
10
Employers: get ready for key changes to workplace laws on 1 July
Employers must be aware of the changes when assessing wages, unfair dismissal eligibility and workplace law. compliance.
Australia
2 Jul 2018
11
Enterprise agreement wage growth trends
Employers should be aware of industry wage growth trends and prepare an industrial strategy before enterprise bargaining.
Australia
12 Jun 2018
12
Recovery of school fees and the bullying defence
Schools should mitigate this risk by training staff on the school's duty of care to keep all children safe at school.
Australia
12 Jun 2018
13
The power of implied terms in contracts of employment
Under common law, terms can be "implied" into an employment contract as a matter of law, fact or industry custom/practice.
Australia
2 May 2018
14
Schools must review enrolment contracts to protect legal interests
There is an increasing trend of parents refusing to pay fees or taking other forms of legal action against the school.
Australia
5 Feb 2018
15
Labour hire licensing laws in Victoria and South Australia
To what extent will the state regulations limit the broad definition of labour hire relationships already in the Acts?
Australia
15 Jan 2018
16
Royal Commission findings and recommendations relevant to schools
Volume 13 and the recommendations of the Royal Commission should be mandatory reading for all educational professionals.
Australia
3 Jan 2018
17
Deter and detect: pre-employment strategies in schools aimed at reducing child abuse
Royal Commission observed that careful screening during recruitment can help detect and deter child abusers.
Australia
6 Dec 2017
18
How to prevent misconduct at the workplace Christmas party
Employers should consider the risks and take steps now to avoid being held vicariously liable for unlawful behaviour.
Australia
4 Dec 2017
19
Terminating enterprise agreements to remain competitive and sustainable
University allowed to terminate its enterprise agreement because it inhibited its financial and operational performance.
Australia
6 Nov 2017
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Industrial disputes in Australia on the increase
Employers with enterprise agreements due to expire should plan a re-negotiation strategy to minimise industrial action.
Australia
1 Nov 2017
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