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Taking leave of our senses? A new age of leave entitlements

Australia - July 4 2019 In the age of unprecedented workforce mobility, employers are going to new lengths to be an 'employer of choice'. As a result, employees are enjoying…

Liliana Freeman, Nicola Martin

Key employment rate changes for 2019/20 commence today

Australia - June 30 2019 On the first day of the new financial year, employers should take note of the new rates in respect of the national minimum wage, high-income…

Nicola Martin

Domestic violence leave introduced into the National Employment Standards

Australia - December 9 2018 In a widely welcomed move, the Federal Government last week passed legislation providing the right in the National Employment Standards to 5 days of…

Erin Kidd, Nicola Martin

Employers held personally liable after hiding behind sham companies

Australia - September 13 2018 Employers using complex corporate structures to exploit workers beware: the court can, and will, hold directors personally liable for using such…

Ivan Chan, Erin Kidd

Australia introduces domestic violence leave

Australia - August 10 2018 The Fair Work Commission has introduced unpaid domestic violence leave into all industry and occupational awards, effective 1 August 2018. Subject to…

Erin Kidd