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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

Wrong side of the tracks: criminal record discrimination

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 18 2012

In the recent case of Mr CG v State of NSW (Rail Corporation NSW) 2012, the NSW passenger train operator, RailCorp was found to have discriminated against a job applicant based on his criminal record

Cracking down on Work Health and Safety - fines imposed on officers

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 22 2013

The recent South Australian Magistrates Court (Court) case of Hillman v Ferro Con (SA) Pty Ltd (Hillman case) and WorkSafe Western Australia's

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

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

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

The implied term of trust and confidence - recognised as part of Australian law

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 22 2013

In August this year, a majority of the Full Federal Court (Court) issued its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2013 FCAFC 83. In

Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 6 2010

The federal government this week released its long-awaited exposure draft of the Paid Parental Leave Bill (Draft Bill

“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

Taking away the employer’s role in government-funded paid parental leave

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 23 2014

The Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2014 (PPLA Bill) was introduced into Federal Parliament by the Minister for Small Business on 19 March 2014