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  1. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    COVID-19: Guidance for Employers in Australia

    The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has sparked fears of a worldwide pandemic. Based on the World Health Organization’s declaration that this is a public health emergency of international concern, the ...

  2. Legal news
    25 September 2018
    Engaging with employees about their health and well-being

    The challenges associated with the management of mental health issues at work are many and varied. What happens in the case of a "presumed disability"?

  3. Legal news
    14 May 2020
    Changes to Australia’s employment laws in response to COVID-19

    The coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on employers across the globe, resulting in unprecedented levels of social restrictions, as governments and health authorities attempt to "flatten the curve". As a ...

  4. Legal news
    30 November 2018
    Foodora for thought!

    What does the Fair Work Commission's decision that a Foodora rider was an employee mean for the 'gig economy'?

  5. Legal news
    14 May 2020
    Changes to Modern Award annualised salary provisions – what does this mean for employers?

    As part of its 4-yearly review into Modern Awards, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently introduced three new model annualised salary clauses across 22 Modern Awards. The new clauses, which took effect from 1 March ...

  6. Legal news
    24 January 2018
    Accountant Found Accessorily Liable for Underpayment of Client's Employees

    Blue Impression Pty Ltd operated a Japanese fast food outlet and used Ezy Accounting 123 Pty Ltd ("Ezy") for accounting services which included book keeping, data entry and processing of wage payments.

  7. Legal news
    12 February 2018
    Has Uber got the recipe right to avoid the regulatory challenges of employment?

    In employment law circles, the first Australian case in relation to the employment status of Uber drivers has been highly anticipated.

  8. Legal news
    02 July 2018
    Australia's regulatory approach to the issue of modern slavery

    Current statistics suggest there are more than 40 million victims of modern slavery worldwide, with over half of the victims being exploited in the Asia-Pacific region in industries including agriculture, construction, ...