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Social Media Stops Employee’s Application in its Tracks

Australia, USA - February 10 2020 A recent decision delivered by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has revealed the pitfalls of social media and how an employer can use social media…

Laura Sowden

Work Health & Safety Federal Update - What you need to know

Australia - November 5 2020 In Australia, each state and territory has their own Work Health and Safety (WHS), or Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), legislation and each…

Anna Ly, Laura Sowden

CEO found personally liable for settlement payments made due to his serious misconduct

Australia - April 17 2020 A recent Federal Court of Australia (FCA) decision has revealed the pitfalls of a CEO commencing proceedings for wrongful termination. The CEO’s…

Laura Sowden

Silencing silence: Australia’s new whistleblowing protection regime and what it means for you

Australia - October 30 2019 On 1 July 2019, a new national whistleblower protection regime came into effect. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections)…

Laura Sowden

Penalty units are on the up and insurance for WHS penalties is out

Australia - December 9 2019 Following the release of Ms Marie Boland’s 2018 Review of the model WHS Laws: Final Report (Report), the NSW Government has sought to pursue some of…

Laura Sowden