See this article from the Fair Work Ombudsman's Newsletter discussing changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 that start on 1 January 2014 as a result of the amendment laws passed in 2012 and 2013.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter considering a watershed decision handed down by the Full Court of the Federal Court on implied contractual terms.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter considering the case of a bullied retail worker awarded almost $600,000 in compensation and a case determined in the South Australian Magistrates Court where the fines imposed for a workplace incident were covered by an insurance policy.
See Cornwall Stodart's Alert regarding The Fair Work Commission's Annual Wage Review decision and proposals for the national minimum wage order. The Commission considered a range of factors in determining that modern award wages should adopt a 2.6 per cent increase.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter considering a case of ‘genuine redundancy’ where the employer was required to do more than merely give sound reasons, as well as a case that considers what alternative employment an employer must provide in order to pay a reduced redundancy payment to an employee. Also highlighted are a number of ‘access to justice’ initiatives launched by the Fair Work Commission.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter discussing the three significant areas of legal reform in employment.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter discussing the key legal issues of unpaid work arrangements.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter with information about unreasonable requests to work overtime, adverse action, executive employment agreements and sham contracting penalties.
See Cornwall Stodart's latest newsletter with information about legal issues relating to social media and changes to the Modern Retail award.
See Cornwall Stodart's newsletter with information on HR/IR issues linked to the Christmas period; work parties, harrassment, and working public holidays
See Cornwall Stodart's October newsletter with recent Discrimination cases
See Cornwall Stodart's August newsletter which includes articles on:
Cornwall Stodart's May Employment & Industrial Relations (E&IR) Newsletter shares some recent developments in employment law, including the following articles:
Cornwall Stodard Newsletter May 2011