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raising the roof and the stakes: company director jailed for workplace fatality

Australia - January 8 2020 The District Court of Queensland fined a company $1 million and sentenced its director to imprisonment for one year when an employee died after...

John-Anthony Hodgens, George Haros, Tony Gooch.

how to avoid ending up on Santa’s naughty list this Christmas party season

Australia - November 29 2019 As we enter the festive season, Christmas parties and other celebratory work events are front of mind for many employees. Despite the social...

Barney Adams, John-Anthony Hodgens, George Haros, Tony Gooch, Cinzia Pietrolungo, Chris Kipouridis.

Sexually harassed employee awarded ‘aggravated damages’

Australia - November 8 2019 The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a principal solicitor of a law firm to pay a former employee $170,000 for subjecting her to repeated sexual...

John-Anthony Hodgens, George Haros, Tony Gooch.

Time running out to apply for Labour Hire Licence in Victoria

Australia - October 22 2019 The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (the Act) requires labour hire providers to apply for a licence to operate in Victoria by no later than 29...

George Haros.

Changes to penalty rates for casuals

Australia - October 10 2019 On 1 November 2018, the Fair Work Commission decided upon increases to penalty rates under the General Retail Industry Award 2010 (GRIA). The...

John-Anthony Hodgens, George Haros, Tony Gooch.