“It has become extremely difficult to get enterprise agreements through the FWC.”

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Enterprise bargaining on the decline

“It has become extremely difficult to get enterprise agreements through the FWC, largely in light of the loaded rates decision that came out earlier this year,”

“It is not enough for a company to be doing the right thing any more”

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Companies neglect compliance at their peril

Our Managing Director, Athena Koelmeyer, spoke to the Sydney Morning Herald about the importance of employers prioritising work health safety as a preventative measure rather than simply acting in response to a serious workplace accident.

HR directors and corporate leaders beware: the FWO is taking legal action against individuals who contravene the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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HRD magazine: The year of accessorial liability

During 2016 we have seen an increase in the Fair Work Ombudsman’s (FWO’s) efforts to pursue directors and managers, including HR and payroll managers, for their involvement in contraventions of the Fair Work Act 2009(Cth) (FW Act).

Q&A: When Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Turns Ugly

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HRD magazine: Q&A with Athena Koelmyer

In issue 14.9 of HRD Magazine, Workplace Law’s Managing Director, Athena Koelmeyer highlights to employers the techniques that can be used in difficult enterprise agreement negotiations.

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