The Pitfalls of JobKeeper and COVID-19 Work Practices

May 20th, 2020|Comments Off on The Pitfalls of JobKeeper and COVID-19 Work Practices

The Pitfalls of JobKeeper and COVID-19 Work Practices The JobKeeper scheme is an ambitious lifeline to employers, codified in legislation less than two weeks after its initial [...]

JobKeeper: A Novel Response to a Novel Virus

April 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Governments around the world have adopted a range of contemporary economic solutions to the COVID-19 crisis. The JobKeeper package is no exception. On 9 April 2020, the [...]

Options for Employers During COVID-19

April 15th, 2020|0 Comments

  Employment laws have never changed more rapidly. On 8 April 2020, the Federal Government introduced the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 [...]

COVID-19 and Managing Wage Costs

April 7th, 2020|0 Comments

COVID-19 has created a fast-changing workplace relations space. There have never been so many options available to [...]

2019 Employment Law Wrap-Up

December 19th, 2019|0 Comments

  2019 may be remembered as the year where workplace relations gained prominence in the mainstream media. [...]

Redundancy: Our Top Tips

September 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Redundancy: Our Top Tips

After months of agonising, you make a tough decision. The business is going to make (or propose) [...]

Is It Constitutional for a Law to Restrict Public Service Employees’ Out-Of-Work Political Speech?

September 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Is It Constitutional for a Law to Restrict Public Service Employees’ Out-Of-Work Political Speech?

The High Court recently upheld laws which effectively provide that Australian Public Service (“APS”) employees can be [...]

What can employers learn from George Calombaris?

August 6th, 2019|Comments Off on What can employers learn from George Calombaris?

Celebrity chef and former Masterchef judge George Calombaris has been engulfed in criticism recently. The scale of [...]

Can an Employee be Fired for Refusing to Use a Fingerprint Scanner? 

July 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Can an Employee be Fired for Refusing to Use a Fingerprint Scanner? 

The recent Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission decision in Lee v Superior Wood [2019] FWCFB [...]

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