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“I’m sick, and I’m not sure when I will be back to work”: the challenges of managing ill and injured workers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 23 2014

It does not matter what industry you are in, every employer will inevitably face the challenge of managing an ill or injured employee. For employers


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


How will the evolution of Australian privacy law affect employers?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 23 2014

The recent significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), which have impacted most private sector entities, have resulted in many


Modern awards to commence in less than four months
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 15 2009

The award modernisation process is reaching its final stages, and employers need to be aware that from 1 January 2010 their award obligations may change, and they will be required to comply with modern awards


Modern awards update
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 7 2009

On 4 December 2009 the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (Commission) handed down its decision dealing with the Stage 4 modern awards


Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 6 2010

The federal government this week released its long-awaited exposure draft of the Paid Parental Leave Bill (Draft Bill


Next stage in award modernisation process
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 29 2009

On Friday 25 September 2009, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (the Commission) released a statement regarding the final group of awards to be produced during the award modernisation process - stage 4 modern awards


Minimum wage increase
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 6 2011

Minimum wages are set to increase by 3.4 following a decision handed down by the Fair Work Australia Minimum Wage Panel (Panel) last Friday


Paid parental leave becomes law
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 18 2010

With the federal parliament last night passing the Paid Parental Leave Bill (PPL Bill) into law, Australia will now have a government-funded paid parental leave scheme from 1 January 2011


Fair Work Australia makes its first good-faith bargaining order
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 7 2009

In its first decision regarding good-faith bargaining, Fair Work Australia has ordered an employer to halt a ballot for a proposed enterprise agreement and hold a series of meetings with the union instead