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Workplace Relations Risks to Franchisors and Holding Companies Rise

The Federal Parliament this week passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (the Act), with some last minute amendments agreed to by the Government. This new legislation marks a significant change...more

Workplace Wrap: Autumn/Winter 2017

Workplace Wrap is our magazine covering the core areas of Australian workplace law: industrial relations, employment, equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety. Workplace Wrap articles condense some of...more

When is a Right of Entry a Right?

Union officials come on to a construction site arguing that they don't need to comply with Right of Entry laws because they are there to look after a safety concern. You try to get a clear picture of the legal basis of their...more

Franchising Update

Many franchisors and other participants in the franchising sector are anticipating with concern the outcome of The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 (Bill) which was introduced into the Federal...more

ABCC Law Changes Explained

Originally published in Australian Financial Review on November 23rd, 2016. In the next two weeks the Turnbull government will attempt to negotiate the passage of its industrial relations bills through the Parliament....more

Royal Commission Into Union Governance and Corruption

On 10 February 2014, the Federal Government announced its intention to appoint Justice Dyson Heydon AC QC as the Royal Commissioner to inquire into trade union governance and corruption. The Royal Commission is a public...more

2/27/2014  /  Australia , Compliance , Corruption , Unions

District Court has Jurisdiction to Hear OHS Matters

The New South Wales Court of Appeal (Court of Appeal) and the New South Wales Parliament have confirmed that the District Court has jurisdiction to hear prosecutions brought under the previous occupational health and safety...more

12/2/2013  /  Australia , Jurisdiction

Bill to Recommence WHS Prosecutions Goes Before NSW Parliament

A Bill enabling WorkCover to revive work health and safety prosecutions commenced by solicitors and to vest jurisdiction in the District and Local Courts to hear Work Health and Safety (WHS) matters has been introduced into...more

10/18/2013  /  Australia , Safety Laws
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