In this blog, we explore the subtleties of one of the most standard clauses in the employment contract- the notice of termination clause.
It wasn’t me
Employees active on social media (such as Facebook) fail to consider who might be able to see their personal online posts at any given time.
It’s all about me
One of the logistical challenges often faced by employers is the management of rosters and employee working hours. There are a number of factors to take into consideration when it comes to this.
A moving experience – Part 2
In this Part 2, we turn to the types of employment issues employers can expect to face during the process of relocating.
Pets are widely understood to have the effect of improving an individual’s mood and reducing levels of stress and anxiety, sentiments that are invaluable in a workplace.
WHS and Sport
The tragic death of a 19 year old college football player in the USA serves as a reminder to sporting organisations at all levels about the duty of care owed to their players.
No shirt, no service
Under the Fair Work Act, employees are entitled to take protected industrial action in circumstances where they are bargaining for a new enterprise agreement.
A moving experience – Part 1
Down-sizing, upgrading, outgrowing and restructuring – change in the life-cycle of a business is inevitable and changes in size and operational needs often demand a relocation.
Deficient work practices resulted in ladder fall death
The NSW District Court convicted a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) of failing to comply with a health and safety duty after a worker died following a fall from a ladder
PCBU fined $375,000 following death of turf stacker
In yet another decision resulting from a tragic workplace safety incident, an employer has been fined $375,000 after one of its workers was fatally crushed by a turf harvester.
Are you ready (willing and able) for it?
One of the fundamental principles of the employment relationship is the work-wages bargain – an employer pays an employee wages in exchange for work performed.
Cecchin in on your employees
One of the National Rugby League’s (NRL’s) leading referees to retire at the end of the 2018 season has (again) prompted discussion about the obligations of employers when managing mental health in the workplace.
Flight of fancy
Flight attendant’s claim that excessive drinking was not his fault rejected by FWC in unfair dismissal case
Fair Work Commission (FWC) considered whether a flight attendant was unfairly dismissed after he failed to attend for work following a night out in New York.
Law of the jungle – Panthers v Tigers
The last 48 hours has seen a lot of discussion in sports media about employment contracts centred around the Wests Tigers, Ivan Cleary and the Penrith Panthers
The fine cut
Small businesses have a litany of rules, regulations and red tape they are required to comply with, including registration and tax compliance, employee minimum entitlements, fair trading, work health and safety and privacy obligations.
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