Jobkeeper enabling direction: you can’t treat all employees the same

July 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Jobkeeper enabling direction: you can’t treat all employees the same

Many of the new powers that employers have under the jobkeeper amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“FW Act”) cannot be exercised unreasonably in all [...]

Exciting Announcements for WestmoreJacobs®

July 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Exciting Announcements for WestmoreJacobs®

Promotion to Associate: Katherine Stewart We are excited to announce that Katherine has received a well-deserved promotion to Associate. Katherine has been with WestmoreJacobs® for over two [...]

Uncertain Times: 1.75% Staggered Wage Increase

June 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Uncertain Times: 1.75% Staggered Wage Increase

On 19 June 2020, the Annual Wage Review 2019-2020 decision was handed down by the Fair Work Commission. This decision followed the review of the national minimum [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

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