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MinterEllison Safety and Wellness update December 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In October 2016, in SafeWork NSW v Newcastle Stevedores Pty Ltd 2016 NSWDC 294, a stevedoring company, was convicted and fined $150,000 by the


Workplace health, safety, security & environment - Global Safety News
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, China, Global, New Zealand
  • December 6 2016

Welcome to our inaugural edition of our quarterly global newsletter - Global Safety News - where we bring you interesting developments in HSE laws


Upcoming Changes effective 1 January 2017
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • October 26 2016

The Turnbull Government is reducing the tax rate for all Working Holiday Makers from current 32.5 to 19 for earnings up to $37,000, provided your employer is registered with the ATO


Good News for Backpackers - Working Holiday Makers
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • October 26 2016

The Working Holiday Maker program allows visitors between the ages of 18 and 30 from eligible countries to work in Australia while on an extended


Underpayment of employees by established Sydney restaurant chain
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • October 4 2016

Iconic Sydney restaurant chain Mamak has been unsuccessful in defending an application made by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) on behalf of six


Hospitality and tourism awards to change: new annual leave requirements
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • September 5 2016

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) four-yearly review of the Modern Award system, the Full Bench of the FWC has announced a number of changes


Hospitality and Leisure industry: Future-proofing your workforce
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • August 29 2016

As demand for labour keeps increasing in the Hospitality and Leisure industry, employers are increasingly looking at developing longer-term


Pubs, clubs & trip hazards: Worksafe WA are targeting restaurants and clubs this 20162017 Financial Year
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

After recently revealing that their focused inspection program into the restaurant and cafe sector revealed serious areas of concern, Worksafe WA


What are the compliance responsibilities when hiring new hospitality staff?
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

As NSW hoteliers would be aware, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) places heavy compliance responsibilities on employers, especially when it comes to


Court upholds hotel’s reasonable use of force
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

Licencees are permitted under the Liquor Act 1992 (Qld) (Act) to use force to remove unduly intoxicated or disorderly persons from their