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The not-so-omnibus bill: what employers need to know about new changes to the Fair Work Act

Australia - April 9 2021 The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (Cth) (the Act) proposed a range of significant changes to…

Walter MacCallum, Abbey Burns, Anthony Massaro, Ben Tallboys, Caitlin Walsh, Connor Farrell, Meena Iskandar, Morgan Smithe, Natasha Sim.

NDIS Worker Screening Scheme

Australia - April 6 2021 Since 1 February 2021 all registered NDIS providers are required to comply with the NDIS Worker Screening Scheme (Scheme), as part of the NDIS…

Walter MacCallum, Abbey Burns, Anthony Massaro, Ben Tallboys, Caitlin Walsh, Meena Iskandar, Morgan Smithe, Natasha Sim.

No jab, no job? Not at this stage for COVID-19 vaccinations

Australia - March 2 2021 The rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia has increased debate about whether employers can require workers to have COVID-19 vaccinations. The…

Walter MacCallum, Abbey Burns, Anthony Massaro, Ben Tallboys, Caitlin Walsh, Ellena Kouris, Meena Iskandar, Morgan Smithe, Natasha Sim.

Clarification on award entitlements for aged care, health professionals and support services casuals: overtime calculated inclusive of casual loading

Australia - November 24 2020 Late last month the Fair Work Commission, in 4 yearly review of modern awards - Overtime for casuals, confirmed that for casuals under the Aged Care…

Walter MacCallum, Abbey Burns, Anthony Massaro, Ben Tallboys, Caitlin Walsh, Ellena Kouris, Meena Iskandar, Morgan Smithe, Natasha Sim.

Federal Court has no truck with purported contracting arrangement

Australia - November 9 2020 In a recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court, two truck drivers were found to be employees despite having worked under contractor and…

Walter MacCallum, Abbey Burns, Anthony Massaro, Ben Tallboys, Caitlin Walsh, Ellena Kouris, Meena Iskandar, Morgan Smithe, Natasha Sim.