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Lawyer “regrettably” involved in school dispute

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 27 2014

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has criticised the role a solicitor played in a school dispute. Dispute The NSW Board of Studies

Lawful and reasonable direction - no teacher contact with students outside school

  • Gadens Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 1 2014

A school's desire to avoid teachers being placed in potentially compromising positions out of school hours has been supported by the Fair Work

Racial Discrimination Act change: the federal government plays with fire

  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Attorney General George Brandis has issued an exposure draft of proposed amendments to the RDA aimed at watering down the existing protections

Australia to water down racial hatred prohibitions

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 27 2014

On 25 March 2014, the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, released for public comment an exposure draft of a Bill that is to amend

Senior officer threshold increases

  • Maddocks
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Effective from 1 March 2014, the threshold total annual remuneration for determining whether a member of council staff is a 'senior officer' for the

A worker’s suicide exposed ‘oppressive’ disciplinary action by his school principal

  • Gadens Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2014

The Coroner has found that the way in which a school principal responded to essentially minor issues with regard to her deputy principal was a

iSpy with my little eye something ending with misconduct

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 21 2013

In the age of smart phones, it's easier than ever before to record conversations. In any meeting at the workplace, it is now almost certain that at

Employment and industrial relations implications arising out of Queensland’s contestability reforms

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 18 2013

In 2012, the Queensland Government established an Independent Commission of Audit to provide advice on the State's financial position and recommend

Productivity changes on the horizon for the Fair Work Act?

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 30 2013

The newly-elected Coalition Government has committed to engaging the Productivity Commission to review the "Fair Work" framework and is set to play a

New general duties for Commonwealth officials

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 26 2013

Commonwealth officials (including APS employees) will soon be subject to new general duties based on the director and officer duties contained in the