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Managing change in the Victorian Public Sector understanding the risks and getting it right!

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • May 7 2012

An important feature of the Victorian 2012 -2013 Budget (the Budget) was the announcement by the Treasurer of significant savings as a result of further reductions in employee numbers in the Victorian Public Sector (VPS

Discrimination on the grounds of ‘political activity’ in the Victorian public sector

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2012

On 16 December 2011, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) made its decision in Hakki Suleyman v The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the President of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of the State of Victoria 2011 VCAT 2305

Managing long-term employment issues

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2012

In Eriksson v The Commonwealth 2001 FMCA 964, the court considered whether the termination of an employee’s employment constituted adverse action

Victorian Government moves to implement state-specific guidelines for the applying the National Construction Code

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 25 2011

On 7 October 2011, the Victorian Government released draft Implementation Guidelines to the Victorian Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry (Victorian Guidelines) for public comment

Enterprise update: discrimination and harassment hope for employers

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2011

In Sluggett v Commonwealth of Australia 2011 FMCA 609 (30 August 2011) (Sluggett), the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia (FMCA) reaffirmed that anti-discrimination laws are a two-way street

Stalking changes up the ante on bullying

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • June 23 2011

The Crimes Amendment (Bullying) Bill 2011 has now received Royal Assent and has passed into legislation

Full bench confirms that a union can obtain a protected action ballot where the employer refuses to bargain

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 2 2011

In JJ Richards & Sons v TWU 2010 FWAFB 9963 (23 December 2010), a majority of a Full Bench of Fair Work Australia (FWA) confirmed that a union (on behalf of employees) can be 'genuinely trying to reach agreement' even where an employer refuses to bargain, without the need to obtain a majority support determination

Casual employees and the minimum employment period

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 24 2010

The Full Bench of Fair Work Australia has held that a 3-month absence from the workplace did not prevent a casual employee from making an unfair dismissal claim, because he had already served the minimum employment period required under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act

Australian election briefing: workplace relations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 19 2010

Following the announcement of a general election in Australia, we provide an outline of what the Labor Party and the Coalition (the Liberal Party and the National Party) have to say about workplace relations and we describe the implications for business

ASX puts spotlight on gender diversity in the boardroom

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 5 2010

The ASX Corporate Governance Council (Council) has released the final version of its Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (Recommendations), putting gender diversity squarely on the corporate governance agenda and into the media spotlight