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Employment & Workplace Relations| 22 Jan 2021
Whether a private employer can direct its employees to be vaccinated is a multi-faceted issue. The central question is whether an employer’s direction to be vaccinated is lawful and reasonable.
Employment & Workplace Relations| 18 Dec 2020
The Australian branch of international cosmetics company Lush has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman, and undertaken to back pay employees over $4.4 million.
Employment & Workplace Relations| 15 Dec 2020
The introduction of the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 on 9 December 2020 represents what could be the biggest shake up to Australia’s industrial relations system since the commencement of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) on 1 July 2009.
Employment & Workplace Relations| 01 Dec 2020
Employers for many months have been struggling to understand and ensure compliance with the decision of the Full Federal Court in May on WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato. This could all be reversed, however, as the High Court has now ...
Employment & Workplace Relations| 20 Nov 2020
Australia’s industrial relations regime is expected to undergo substantial reforms during the coming months. We provide a run-down of what we expect to see in the reforms.