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Global groups and Australian new whistleblower laws – the global impact of confidentiality and victimisation provisions
Australian whistleblowing reforms will protect disclosure of the person's identity, backed up by substantial sanctions.
Australia
 
23 May 2019
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A new era for whistleblowers in Australia
Newly passed laws provide for an expanded corporate whistleblowing scheme and a new tax affairs whistleblowing scheme.
Australia
6 Mar 2019
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New whistleblower protection laws in Australia…keep watching this space!
Businesses wait for final confirmation of their obligations under proposed changes to Australia's whistleblowing laws.
Australia
19 Dec 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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Australian Parliament considering new whistleblowing laws
Recent Bill aims at improving protection for whistleblowers in the corporate, financial, credit and tax sectors.
Australia
7 Feb 2018
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Work in the digital age: do your employees like you?
Businesses have several strategies at their disposal to minimise risk, and turn their employees into brand ambassadors.
Australia
24 May 2017
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The ubiquitous workplace: is setting boundaries a good thing?
Several risks are associated with any mismanagement of the blurring of boundaries between private and professional time.
Australia
24 May 2017
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Enterprise Update: 1 July at last! Employment Essentials
On 3 June 2011, the Minimum Wage Panel of Fair Work Australia (FWA) handed down the Annual Wage Review 2010-2011 decision.
Australia
1 Jul 2011
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Enterprise update: Restraints of trade – the Informax v Clarius case
In Informax International Pty Limited v Clarius Group Limited [2011] FCA 183 (4 March 2011) (the Informax Case), the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) handed down a judgment that has the potential to expand the scope of interests upon which an employer or principal may rely in seeking to enforce a contractual restraint of trade.
Australia
29 Mar 2011
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Global Assignments That Work! Survey Results Revealed
Many of our clients were able to join us at our Expatriate Employment Arrangements forums held across Australia in May. We are now able to reveal the results of our national client survey Workplace Pulse conducted at the sessions.
Australia
28 Jun 2010
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Careless drafting costs money
A recent decision of the Federal Magistrates Court illustrates how simple drafting failures, in the context of an industrial agreement, can lead to significant commercial and financial consequences.
Australia
23 Dec 2009
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Legal update: Fair Work Information Statement Released
The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) requires that a copy of the FWIS be given to all new employees who commence employment after 1 January 2010. For casual employees, who may be engaged a number of times during the course of any year, the employer is only required to provide the FWIS once in any 12 month period.
Australia
9 Dec 2009
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Australian Industrial Relations Commission Decision – Award Modernisation
On 2 September 2009, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the Commission), released a major decision on the transitional provisions which will be put in place to cushion the impact of award modernisation on employers and employees.
Australia
 
8 Sep 2009
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Court Of Appeal Clarifies The Scope Of Appeals Against Acquittal
The New South Wales Occupational Health & Safety Act permits the prosecutor to appeal to a Full Bench of the Industrial Court of New South Wales, against a verdict of acquittal. This is an exception to the normal principles of criminal law.
Australia
2 Dec 2008
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Enforcement Of Non-Competition Obligations
On 21 August 2008, the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down a decision in Tullett Prebon (Australia) Pty Limited v Simon Purcell [2008] NSW SC852, which addressed the enforcement of non-competition obligations during the term of an employment contract, in circumstances where the employee was on "garden leave."
Australia
31 Oct 2008
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Independent Contractors Act - Unfair Contracts Remedy
On 22 August 2008, the Federal Magistrates Court issued judgment in the first case to deal with the "unfair contracts" remedy contained in the Independent Contractors Act 1996> (Cth) (the Act).
Australia
31 Oct 2008
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