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As a result of the shut downs, we are often being asked whether an employer can require an employee to work from home.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Employers and employees should be aware of their rights and obligations in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic.
Hazelbrook Legal
The article provides an overview of options for using relevant leave entitlements and implications for casual employees.
HHG Legal Group
Employers are required to provide and maintain a working environment where their employees are not exposed to hazards.
MDC Legal
This article assists to evaluate whether your business is doing enough to meet its workplace obligations to employees.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
If a business does not have well-drafted policies, it may be a challenge in the future if disciplinary action is needed.
Gilchrist Connell
We have prepared an information sheet covering some frequently asked questions that our employer clients are asking us.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 5 March 2020, the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) released its long-awaited report on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, "Respect@Work".
The WCC found that Seven Network was the main contributing factor to her injury, so she was entitled to compensation.
This article aims to debunk some of the myths surrounding secret recordings and also strives to demystify the legalities.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Employers who do not review payroll systems risk significant penalties because of non-compliance with their obligations.
Holding Redlich
"In the course of, or arising out of" employment is often contested in negligence and workers' compensation claims.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The 2020 edition of our annual Guide to Employment and Workplace Relations in Australia has been published, providing a comprehensive and practical overview of Australian employment regulation.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses why you need a Relationships in the Workplace Policy.
Stacks Law Firm
A number of reader questions seemed to be about photography and videos, but the underlying concern was really privacy.
Cooper Grace Ward
Any new systems and methods for the collection and use of sensitive employee information must be legally compliant.
Cooper Grace Ward
The High Court will consider an appeal of a controversial decision about the meaning of a 'day' for leave entitlements.
McCullough Robertson
Wage theft is a key focus area for the Fair Work Ombudsman, so employers must be aware of underpayments and penalties.
Kott Gunning
The FWC has made changes to annualised salary provisions of modern awards from its 4-yearly modern award review process.
Vincent Young
The closing date for submissions is 3 April 2020.
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