The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) requires that before approving an enterprise agreement, the Fair Work Commission must ensure that the agreement does not
Employers shouldn't fear giving their executives lawful and reasonable directions at work, but at the rate senior employees are litigating, employers
Following the Federal Court Full Bench's decision finding that an employer's failure to comply with its own policies during a bullying investigation
You should have sound business reasons to justify roster changes or other similar business decisions which may have adverse impacts on particular
A recent decision of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia has provided a timely reminder that great care must be taken when drafting deeds of
A global policy that did not address specific Australian requirements meant an employer did not take all reasonable steps to prevent sexual
Most employers will keep employment records and other documents relating to their employees for a period of at least seven years after the employment
These reforms to discrimination law could impact employers' compliance with discrimination law, and increase their exposure to discrimination claims in the federal jurisdiction.
A swift response places an employer in the best position to manage an investigation and should be part of any strategy to minimise any potential vicarious liability.
On 21 July 2010, President Obama signed into United States law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.