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Annual leave loading: how is it paid out upon termination of employment?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 22 2013

Mid this year, the New South Wales Local Court (Court) confirmed in its decision ofStephen Edward Ryan v Whitehaven Coal Mining Pty Ltd that upon

How will the evolution of Australian privacy law affect employers?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 23 2014

The recent significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), which have impacted most private sector entities, have resulted in many

Recent developments in the new anti-bullying jurisdiction in the Fair Work Commission

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 23 2014

As highlighted in The Working Paper Issue 13, the Fair Work Commission (FWC)'s new anti-bullying jurisdiction commenced on 1 January 2014. This new

Workplace investigations - get it right or pay the price

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 20 2013

Recent cases in the Federal Court of Australia and the Fair Work Commission highlight the importance for employers who are seeking to terminate the

Implied terms in employment contracts

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

For years Australian courts and tribunals have tangoed with and side-stepped around the sticky issue of whether Australian law recognises an implied

“I’m sick, and I’m not sure when I will be back to work”: the challenges of managing ill and injured workers

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 23 2014

It does not matter what industry you are in, every employer will inevitably face the challenge of managing an ill or injured employee. For employers

Fair Work Australia makes its first good-faith bargaining order

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • August 7 2009

In its first decision regarding good-faith bargaining, Fair Work Australia has ordered an employer to halt a ballot for a proposed enterprise agreement and hold a series of meetings with the union instead

Transitioning to Australia's new IR system: Fair Work Act 2009

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2009

The following timeline outlines key dates leading up to the introduction of Australia's new IR legislation and also some of the main changes that have been introduced

Modern awards to commence in less than four months

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 15 2009

The award modernisation process is reaching its final stages, and employers need to be aware that from 1 January 2010 their award obligations may change, and they will be required to comply with modern awards

Next stage in award modernisation process

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 29 2009

On Friday 25 September 2009, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the Commission) released a statement regarding the final group of awards to be produced during the award modernisation process - stage 4 modern awards