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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

Restraints in labour hire agreements

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • November 10 2011

Two decisions by the Federal Court earlier this year confirm the ability of labour-hire and outsource provider companies to protect revenue streams by relying on non-solicitation restraints to prevent contractors from dealing directly with clients

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

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

Fair Work Australia's Minimun Wage Panel hands down annual wage review decision

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • June 3 2010

Today, Fair Work Australia's Minimum Wage Panel (Panel) has handed down its first annual wage review decision pursuant to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth

Penalty rates are here to stay

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • April 11 2013

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has determined that penalty rates in a number of retail and hospitality awards are here to stay. While employers

“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