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Building, Construction and Infrastructure E-Alert No.2 of 2016
  • Broadley Rees Hogan
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. Well, sort of. Sometimes, those who can't don't teach. Sometimes, they supervise other people who can't

Sham contracting - misrepresentation of an employment relationship
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • May 17 2016

Ms Best and Ms Roden were employed as housekeepers by Quest South Perth Holdings Pty Ltd (Quest) in their business of providing serviced

Hefty fine for Health and Safety breach in Australia
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

A Sydney construction company has been fined $425,000 and its sole officer $85,000, plus costs, after a bricklayer fell to his death on a

Knock knock, who’s there? - what not to do when union officials seek entry to your worksite
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 9 2016

If union officials do not claim to be exercising a right of entry under the Fair Work Act, and are just allowed onto a site, they are not bound by

Watch out - will your sites be compliant when WorkSafe calls?
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • May 6 2016

Watch out - will your sites be compliant when WorkSafe calls? A recent WorkSafe media release has advised that their recent inspection blitz aimed at

Are we off to the polls on 2 July? Just what is this ABCC anyway?
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 23 2016

Proposed legislation aimed at re-establishing the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and placing tougher governance obligations

Leadership Series: The 21st Century Workplace - Part 3
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 15 2016

Professor Anthony Forsyth kicks off the 2016 Leadership Video Series with Corrs’ own insights on current workplace reform debate and key issues for

Consultations on potential reform to security of payment arrangements in Queensland
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 4 2016

The Queensland Government is inviting submissions on a number of potential options for reform (including potential amendments to existing

What if your sham contractor overpays?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • January 18 2016

The High Court has refused to resolve a conflicting authorities in the law regarding treatment of payments over award in sham employment contracts

High Court tightens sham contracting loopholes
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

In two recent decisions, The High Court of Australia (High Court) has sent a strong message to employers to avoid making misrepresentations when