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Employment Law: Case law and legislation updates
The article looks at three recent employment relations decisions from New Zealand and includes some noteworthy points.
New Zealand
26 Mar 2015
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Workplace bullying – past behaviour relevant in Fair Work Commission's new jurisdiction
The Full Bench of the Commission has found that the new laws can apply to bullying that occurred before 1 January 2014.
Australia
28 Mar 2014
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Workplace bullying guides in place - replacing proposed Code of Practice
Safe Work Australia has determined to release its draft Code of Practice on Workplace Bullying in the form of a Guide.
Australia
22 Nov 2013
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Australia's harmonised work health and safety laws pushing boundaries into white collar work
The article shows how the Bullying Code is pushing the boundaries of work health and safety law into white collar work.
Australia
2 Nov 2013
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The Bullying Code: Harmonised work health and safety laws pushing boundaries into white collar work
The Code will create a national standard for best practice management in relation to workplace bullying in Australia.
Australia
12 Sep 2013
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The new workplace bullying laws and performance management
On 1 January 2014, new workplace bullying laws will form part of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
Australia
10 Sep 2013
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Managing ill or injured workers: Best Practice Guide
Can you require the employee to submit to a medical examination and what happens if the employee refuses?
Australia
20 Aug 2013
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When is an employee’s absence enough to justify dismissal?
When does an employee's absence from work reach a point where an employer can consider ending the employment?
Australia
20 Aug 2013
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Safety First: Adverse Action in the context of work health and safety
The case demonstrates the balancing act when disciplining an employee for misconduct where he raises safety concerns.
Australia
20 Jul 2013
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Management within management - Employment law issues for fashion retail concessions
The operation of a concessions store within a department store can often be an attractive alternative to opening a stand-alone retail store
Australia
2 May 2013
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Workers Compensation Premiums Hold Steady in Wake of Reforms
Due to changes introduced by the NSW Government, an anticipated surge in workers compensation premiums has been avoided.
Australia
15 Apr 2013
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Sweeping changes to the Safety, Rehabilitation & Compensation Act recommended following the review
The QC's report on the Review followed a 'detailed examination of the operation of the SRC Act and the Comcare Scheme'.
Australia
7 Apr 2013
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'Bullying Bill' introduced to Australian Parliament
This new bill will amend the Fair Work Act, in response to the Standing Committee's 2012 report on Workplace Bullying.
Australia
28 Mar 2013
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Australia moves closer to uniform work health and safety legislation
SA will now join Tasmania in implementing the new model WHS legislation in January 2013, leaving WA and Victoria.
Australia
28 Oct 2012
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Managing Ill or injured workers - Best Practice Guide
Dealing with employees who are absent from work or unable to perform their duties creates a storm of legal obligations.
Australia
8 Oct 2012
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Consult over safety or pay the price - the Model Work Health and Safety Bill
Five jurisdictions have now implemented, or are in the process of implementing, the Model Work Health and Safety Bill.
Australia
9 Jun 2012
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DLA Piper successfully defends Fortescue Metals Group against Cyclone George charges
The Supreme Court has confirmed the extent of the duty on principals to ensure the safety of contractor's employees.
Australia
25 May 2012
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The Pilbara Infrastructure and Baiada Poultry cases: Implications on harmonised WHS laws
Both cases impose a duty to ensure the safety of employees and contractor's employees so far as reasonably practicable.
Australia
13 May 2012
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Doing Business in Australia - Employment & Immigration
This article discusses labour and employment issues and immigration and visa requirements for investment in Australia.
Australia
1 May 2012
20
Major Cases List returns to VCAT at a price
The Major Cases List was reintroduced as a sub-list of the VCAT Planning and Environment List as a "user pays" model.
Australia
24 Jan 2012
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