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Polytrade v Glass Recovery Services
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

It is trite law that a statutory demand cannot be issued where there is a genuine dispute as to the alleged debt. A recent matter in the Supreme


Paid parental leave and double dipping - what will happen next?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 16 2015

In May 2015, the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey announced that from 1 July 2016, the Government's Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme would not allow


The APVMA’s CCI policy: at odds with the law and industry practice
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 10 2015

In September 2014, the APVMA implemented a new policy regarding its management and handling of confidential commercial information (CCI). The new


Accrual of leave during workers compensation absence
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

In our January 2015 Employment Matters, the Piper Alderman Employment Relations team considered the decision of the Federal Circuit Court in relation


Minimum wage set to increase by 2.5 and changes to the high income threshold
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

The Employment Relations team report on the Fair Work Commission's Expert Panel's annual wage review that came into effect on 1 July 2015. Minimum


You shall not pass: past union misconduct and the Commission’s refusal to grant a right of entry permit
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Erin McCarthy, partner, and Eliza Hampton, lawyer, review recent Fair Work Commission decisions which address the duty of disclosure, the relevance


Can an employer also be an employee?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Professor Andrew Stewart analyses a recent case which highlights the different approaches that judges can take to determining whether a worker is an


Failure to plan the communication of a dismissal decision is a plan to fail
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Emily Haar, Associate and Shauna Roeger, Law Clerk review two recent cases where employees have been granted extensions of time to prosecute their


Accelerated depreciation for primary producers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

Primary Producers will now be entitled to claim an immediate deduction for capital expenditure on water facilities and fencing assets and to deduct


Part IVA (general anti-avoidance rule) and tax consolidation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court has recently removed previous doubts concerning whether Part IVA could be applied to a scheme involving the