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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


“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


Dismissal of senior employees: a case study
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2009

This article outlines some of the key considerations that should be taken into account when a company proposes to dismiss senior managerial staff and illustrates how those considerations can be used to inform matters that should be dealt with when a senior employee joins


Transitioning to Australia's new IR system: Fair Work Act 2009
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 1 2009

The following timeline outlines key dates leading up to the introduction of Australia's new IR legislation and also some of the main changes that have been introduced


Minimum wage increase
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 3 2013

Today the Fair Work Commission's Minimum Wage Panel (MWP) handed down its fourth annual wage review under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). The outcome


Employers to consult over more than major workplace change
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 20 2013

From 1 January 2014, employers will need to 'genuinely consult' with employees about changes to their regular roster or ordinary hours of work. The


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


Workplace investigations - get it right or pay the price
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 20 2013

Recent cases in the Federal Court of Australia and the Fair Work Commission highlight the importance for employers who are seeking to terminate the


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