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Piper Alderman | Australia | 4 Sep 2019

Court says personal leave is by the “day”, not the hour, and that “randomness is inherent in the concept of personalcarer’s leave”

On 21 August 2019, the Full Court of the Federal Court handed down a decision clarifying that personal leave under the NES is calculated in units of


Stikeman Elliott LLP | Canada | 29 May 2019

Le Parti conservateur uni présente des modifications à la législation du travail et de l’emploi de l’Alberta favorables aux affaires

Le projet de Loi 2 de l’Alberta commence à rouvrir les portes de l’Alberta au monde des affaires, avec la promesse de stimuler la création d’emplois


Russell Kennedy | Australia | 14 Mar 2019

Parliament set to follow Fair Work Commission’s casual conversion lead

Parliament is currently considering the Fair Work Amendment (Right to Casual Conversion) Bill 2019 following the Fair Work Commission’s decision to


Swaab | Australia | 18 Feb 2019

An employment and family law guide to family and domestic violence in the workplace

In 2018 Family and Domestic Violence Leave was introduced to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Fair Work Act) and as a model term in modern awards. This


Piper Alderman | Australia | 11 Feb 2019

New casual offset loading regulation to prevent ‘double-dipping’ - is it all bark, no bite?

In the 2018 WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene 2018 FCAFC 131 judgment (the Skene decision) the Federal Court opened the door to employees who receive a


Russell Kennedy | Australia | 25 Jan 2019

Sham contracting in the home care industry

The decision is another example of the Fair Work Ombudsman demanding greater accountability of individuals and corporations involved in contraventions


Macpherson Kelley | Australia | 23 Jan 2019

Domestic violence leave will now be available to Australian workers

The Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence) Bill 2018 (Bill) successfully passed through both Houses of Parliament and received royal


Hall & Wilcox | Australia | 23 Jan 2019

What’s new? - Employment law in 2019

Several key changes in employment law have taken place over the period from the end of last year to now, particularly with regard to the rights and


Macpherson Kelley | Australia | 15 Jan 2019

Australian Government says no to double-dipping by casuals

There has been much commotion surrounding the recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Workpac v Skene


Holding Redlich | Australia | 14 Jan 2019

New National Employment Standards entitlement to family and domestic violence leave

On 12 December 2018, the Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Act 2018 (the Amendment Act) took effect. As a result, the Fair Work

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