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Implied terms in employment contracts
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


Franchisor liability for franchisee conduct
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

For some time, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has pursued the agenda of making directors and business advisers liable for the actions of companies and


Annual leave loading: how is it paid out upon termination of employment?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


Directors beware - significant award of penalties pierces corporate veil
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 18 2016

A recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court imposed significant penalties on two companies, as well as their sole director, as a result of


Taking away the employer’s role in government-funded paid parental leave
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


Changes to executive termination payments
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 23 2009

The Federal Government's proposed amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) with regard to executive termination payments passed through both houses of Parliament last month


Avoiding common pitfalls when investigating abuse
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • November 22 2016

Abuse allegations are highly emotional and challenging for consumers, their families, carers and anyone else involved. Elder abuse can take many


Employer ordered to reinstate an employee dismissed for social media comments
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 20 2016

In a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, an employer was ordered to reinstate an employee who had been dismissed for comments he posted on


Improving Fair Work: the coalition policy what is it and what does it mean for employers?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 10 2013

On 9 July 2013, the Coalition released its workplace relations policy to 'improve the Fair Work laws' (IR Policy) Mr Abbot has said that if elected


Recent developments in the new anti-bullying jurisdiction in the Fair Work Commission
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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