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Category: Employment Law


New casual employee definition inserted into the Fair Work Act

The impact of the casual employee definition for employers and employees

On 4 August 2021 the High Court finally delivered its decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato & Ors, bringing clarity to the meaning of ‘casual employee’.
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The primary steps to making your enterprise agreement

How do you make an enterprise agreement?

Enterprise agreements are a popular tool for many employees, employers and unions, to set in place a legally binding set of employment standards, entitlements and protections. In this article, we look at the primary steps required to create an enterprise agreement.
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General protections claims as a result of dismissal due to adverse action

General protections claims involving dismissal/termination of employment

All employees have general protections under workplace laws in Australia. In this article, we look at the process for lodging a general protections claim if you have been dismissed due to adverse action.
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When does workplace bullying constitute corrupt conduct?

When does workplace bullying constitute corrupt conduct?

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has published a paper examining when workplace bullying reaches the legal threshold to constitute corrupt conduct under the Crime and Corruption Act 2001.
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