Mondaq Australia: Employment and HR
Holding Redlich
This article summarises key changes that took place in 2017 and outlines the potential impact over the next 12 months.
HHG Legal Group
Numerous recent cases have illuminated the difficulty that principals have in determining what their workers really are.
PCC Employment Lawyers
Unpaid placements, trials and internships in some specific situations can be legal, but determining which is difficult.
Stacks Law Firm
It is vital that both employees and employers are well aware of the uncontrollable nature of electronic communication.
Bartier Perry
The uncertainty after this decision points to a need for more administration and better contract management by employers.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
To what extent will the state regulations limit the broad definition of labour hire relationships already in the Acts?
Stacks Law Firm
As with all decisions you implement as an employer, documenting your actions, and reasons for your actions, is critical.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The interim order effectively issued an injunction to stop an employer from proceeding with a workplace investigation.
Marque Lawyers
Uber could breathe a big sigh of relief when the Fair Work Commission ruled that this Uber driver was not an employee.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The wording of the applicable casual conversion clause in an award or enterprise agreement is critical for any employer.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
A registered industrial association is entitled to apply for an order on behalf of industrial interests of a non-member.
McCullough Robertson
An employer can enter into an enterprise agreement with existing employees to cover a new enterprise being established.
Bartier Perry
These claims for damages, under the NSW work injury damages regime, are brought by employees against their employers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This article comments on several key employment law developments in Australia during the third quarter of 2017.
Clayton Utz
Legislation to give the FWC discretion to approve an enterprise agreement despite technical NERR defects has stalled.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
If HR managers are aware of a breach of the law, merely voicing concerns but carrying on as usual, may be insufficient.
Kott Gunning
The outcome of this recent case could have a major impact on the way that employers conduct workplace investigations.
Kott Gunning
The defendant challenged the validity of the Director of WorkCover WA to record the plaintiff's election.
Cooper Grace Ward
It could be that the answer in Australia will be the same as the UK – i.e. that Uber's 'driver partners' are employees.
Kott Gunning
The injury suffered by the respondent was not a personal injury arising out of or in the course of her employment.
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