2015 Legal & IR Updates

A Full Bench ruling on 'ordinary and customary turnover of labour' - 14 December 2015

Recent changes to the Fair Work Act - 7 December 2015

Employers - beware of unpaid internships - 3 December 2015

End of Year Functions - 3 December 2015

Big rise in 'General Protection Claims' - 9 November 2015

General Protections - beware of disclosures in planning documents - 9 November 2015

Fair Work Ombudsman to audit 150 Perth businesses - 8 October 2015

Beware of 'adverse action' claims when selecting an employee for redundancy - 18 September 2015

The new Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations - 7 September 2015

Electrical contractor fined $30,000 for breach of Regulation 52(3) - 7 September 2015

Passenger jointly responsible for workplace accident according to the FWC - 27 August 2016

Private sector wages growth lowest ever - 14 August 2016

Fair Work Commission's first formal Anti-Bullying decision- 12 August 2015

Enterprise Agreement pre-approval steps 'mandatory'- 30 July 2015

New model TOIL provision to be included in Modern Awards - 17 July 2015

Subcontractor liable when delay caused by head contractor - 16 July 2015

Mistake in Parental Leave Policy costs employer $170k - 17 June 2015

Legal obligations for electrical contractors when selecting products and material - 4 June 2015

National Wage increase 1 July 2015 - 4 June 2015

Wages growth in Enterprise Agreements - 20 May 2015

Electrical Contractor fined $68,000 for breach of Regulation 52(3) - 15 May 2015

"Phoenix" directors ordered to pay - 1 May 2015

Federal Court rules on 'Zero Tolerance' policy - 13 April 2015

Company and Union Penalised - 8 April 2015

Changes to gender reporting obligations - 18 March 2015  

Employer ordered to reinstate two workers who were unfairly dismissed - 10 February 2015

Adjudication of payment disputes under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 - 9 February 2015

Is an employee entitled to annual leave whilst on workers compensation? - 5 January 2015