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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

Work health and safety news - 2 September, 2014

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 2 2014

The model Work Health and Safety Act (Model Act) has been in effect in a number of jurisdictions since 2012 (with a slightly

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

“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

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

New employment laws from 1 January 2010 - are you ready?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2009

With less than a month to go before the commencement of the Federal Government's new safety net of minimum employment conditions, it is essential that all businesses take steps to be ready for the changes

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

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

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

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