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Clayton Utz | Australia | 26 Oct 2017

The potential cost of free labour: what makes an intern an employee?

If your business is considering taking on unpaid interns or work placement students, you can legitimately do so, but you should ensure the


Clayton Utz | Australia | 26 Oct 2017

Update: 10 beers too many: Full Bench overturns ship captain's unfair dismissal decision

When disciplining an employee, it will be relevant that an employee in breach of a policy is a senior employee who is responsible for implementing


Clayton Utz | Australia | 12 Oct 2017

Union must wear Full Bench decision that ban on uniforms did not constitute "industrial action"

Banning work uniforms or requiring employees to wear campaign clothing may not constitute "industrial action" under the Fair Work Act...


Clayton Utz | Australia | 31 Aug 2017

Are you ready for the amended Freedom of Information Act?

From 1 September 2017, Victorian Government agencies will need to comply with new requirements for processing freedom of information requests, under


Clayton Utz | Australia | 20 Jul 2017

Dismissal too harsh despite breach of zero-tolerance policy in safety critical industry

Employers should remember that dismissal is not the only form of disciplinary action available. A failure to close off a workplace incident in 2014


Clayton Utz | Australia | 2 Nov 2016

CU LAB: Bullying on employers' social media - who's responsible?

Michael Byrnes explains why your social media activities can be a WHS issue for your employees. Please click here to view the video.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 29 Sep 2016

Are your conditions precedent clear enough?

Clearly-drafted conditions precedent are important to ensure there is no dispute in the first place as to whether the conditions have been satisfied


Clayton Utz | Australia | 24 Aug 2016

Transfer pricing disputes - the landscape is changing

Niv Tadmore sets out what's new in transfer pricing disputes, and what you should be focusing on now...


Clayton Utz | Australia | 17 Aug 2016

Making sure your standard form contract isn't an unfair one too

Steven Klimt sets out what you can do to get ready for the extension of unfair contract laws...


Clayton Utz | Australia | 4 Aug 2016

Reinstatement of state heritage trigger in Queensland

The Queensland Government is proposing to reinstate a state heritage referral trigger for development applications on land adjoining a State heritage

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