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What is the ‘gig’ economy?

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Special Edition E-update – Feb 2017

What is the ‘gig’ economy? The rise of the 'gig' economy brings with it some important legal considerations for employers. This e-update outlines what the 'gig' economy is, relevant information about the 'gig' economy in Australia, an example of a key case and the...

Employee too resistant to change for reasonable redeployment

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Employment Law E-Update – December 2016

Employee too resistant to change for reasonable redeployment; Roof-tiler found to be an employee and not an independent contractor; Casual labour hire employee found to have entitlement to annual leave; Striking workers penalised by Federal Court for unlawful industrial action; Reasonable test demonstrates employee’s perception of bullying misplaced; Employee reinstated after employer’s investigation process was flawed; Sydney FC & Workplace Law; Need A Laugh; Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

FWC Annual Report released

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Employment Law E-update – November 2016

FWC Annual Report released; Reminder – Retail trading on Boxing Day; CFOs post-employment restraints unenforceable; FroYo master franchisor penalised for involvement in workplace law contraventions; High Court provides further guidance on vicarious liability; Employer ordered to pay $1,300,000 compensation in adverse action decision; Employer ordered to disclose confidential investigation report; 2017 Payroll Benchmarking Survey – Now Open; Sydney FC & Workplace Law; Need A Laugh.

Out of hours phone call confirmed as reasonable management action

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Workplace Insurance and Safety E-update – November 2016

Out of hours phone call confirmed as reasonable management action; Presidential decision confirms the limits in the use of multiple medical reports in workers compensation proceedings; Employer fined $240,000 following safety incident involving work experience student; The NSW District Court clarifies the application of the primary duty of care; Sydney FC & Workplace Law; Jokes.

Ho Oh No! – The Approach of Silly Season and How to Minimise the Risks.

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Special Edition E-Update – Christmas & Work Functions

Ho Oh No! – The Approach of Silly Season and How to Minimise the Risks. Silly season is fast approaching and it is time for our annual reminder to employers about the risks associated with end of year functions, events and parties. We also provide some tips on how to...

Changes to TOIL for Award-covered employees

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Employment Law E-update – September 2016

Changes to TOIL for Award-covered employees; Annual leave changes for Award-covered employees; FWC Full Bench confirms no scope for discretion with deficient Notice of Employee Representational Rights; FWC Full Bench rules on labour hire employer obligations; Employer’s failure to follow process resulted in unfair dismissal finding; Anti-bullying guides updated by Safe Work Australia; Proposed changes to s18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth); Need a laugh.

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