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Employment| 10 Jul 2020
Surviving COVID-19 may require a restructure of operations for many Australian businesses and the implementation of cost-saving measures, including redundancies. But what happens if a business doesn’t have the cashflow to pay the redundancy entitlements? Our Employment team explores ...
Employment| 09 Jul 2020
The re-imposition of stay at home restrictions by the Victorian Government will present a significant challenge for some employers. We examine some of the options available to employers, particularly if their business is experiencing difficulties.
Employment| 08 Jul 2020
The Hall & Wilcox employment team review a recent FWC Full Bench decision which clarifies when the Commission can accept an undertakings as part of the agreement approval process.
Commercial| 02 Jul 2020
Under recent changes to the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (WHS Act), directors and officers cannot be insured or indemnified for penalties for WorkSafe breaches. Our Insurance and Corporate teams discuss the implications of these changes for directors and officers (...
Employment| 02 Jul 2020
The Fair Work Ombudsman is taking an increasingly tougher stance on systemic underpayments of employees. Our Employment team consider ways to reduce the risk of underpayments and consider what steps employers should take if they are alerted to potential contravening ...