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Health and safety representatives have no right to tinker with worker classification, IRC rules

Australia - September 3 2019 In an important decision delivered last month, the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) has upheld an employer’s discretion to negotiate health...

Public comment sought on proposed overhaul of harmonised workplace laws

Australia - June 25 2019 As reported in March this year, an independent review of the harmonised Work Health & Safety (WHS) laws in Australia produced a series of...

Minimum wage increase from 1 July 2019

Australia - June 4 2019 On 30 May 2019, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down its decision in the Annual Wage Review for 2018-19. The decision will increase the...

Natasha Jones, Declan Johnston.

Maintaining legal professional privilege over investigation material: Lessons for employers

Australia - April 1 2019 In an important decision for employers, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has upheld an employers’ claim for privilege over investigation documents that...

Georgie Richardson.

NSW state election 2019: Our expert analysis

Australia - March 27 2019 All eyes were on the NSW state election over the weekend, with the NSW Coalition swiftly retaining power for another four-year term....

Vanya Lozzi, Elly Ashley, Nathan Cecil, Georgia Milne, Geoff Farnsworth, Joshua Clarke, Adam Vrahnos, Andrew Morello, Jamie Kim.