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Thinking| 31 Mar 2020
Among the raft of announcements and measures taken by governments and regulators last week, the NSW Government and the Fair Work Commission have introduced changes designed to provide employers and employees with greater flexibility to respond to the challenges of ...
Thinking| 12 Mar 2020
On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic, and the emergency has continued to escalate.
Thinking| 28 Oct 2019
The Full Federal Court in Mondelez v AMWU  FCAFC 138 determined that employees are entitled to 10 days of personal/carer’s leave irrespective of their pattern of work hours. This decision is expected to have ramifications for the way in which ...
Thinking| 08 Apr 2019
In a recent decision1, the Queensland Court of Appeal upheld a decision that a deed of release, drafted in general terms to release the employee from all claims arising from her employment, did not extend to conduct the employer was ...
Thinking| 08 Aug 2018
As most employers will be aware, an employee dismissed due to genuine redundancy cannot claim unfair dismissal.