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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

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

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

“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

Coming soon: reduced minimum engagement hours for after-school casuals working in retail

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 19 2011

On 20 June 2011, following an application by the National Retail Association, Vice President Watson of Fair Work Australia handed down a decision indicating that he proposed to vary the General Retail Industry Award 2010 (Award) to carve out an exception to the rule imposing a three-hour minimum for shifts for casual employees employed under the Award

Starting today - increased obligations for employers

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • August 1 2011

From today, Victorian employers have more onerous obligations in relation to preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace

Modern awards update

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 7 2009

On 4 December 2009 the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (Commission) handed down its decision dealing with the Stage 4 modern awards

Employees or independent contractors?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 18 2012

In another recent Federal Court decision concerning the vexed question of employment status of workers, the court has held that independent contractors were in fact employees (Ace Insurance Ltd v Trifunovski 2011 FCA 1204

Workplace equality: new reporting requirements

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 18 2012

The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012, recently introduced into Parliament, aims to improve gender equality in the workplace and workforce participation, particularly in relation to women and workers with family and caring responsibilities. The Bill amends the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999 (to be renamed the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012