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Thinking| 11 Dec 2019
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has released its regulatory guide to Australia’s new whistleblower laws. ASIC’s guide is intended to assist employers establish whistleblower policies that comply with their obligations under the new whistleblower regime. The guide ...
Thinking| 21 Nov 2019
A recent amendment to anti-discrimination laws gives employers greater certainty about when they can and cannot reject job applications from people with criminal records.
Thinking| 08 Oct 2019
Employees in Victoria are entitled to take long service leave (LSL) after 7 years of continuous employment with one employer. LSL accrues at a rate of one week for every 60 weeks of continuous employment, and applies to full time, part time, ...
Thinking| 11 Sep 2019
In this edition of our newsletter for the public sector, you’ll find an update on a landmark High Court ruling on free speech, hear about Daniel Simms from the City of Wanneroo and meet Partner Alison Baker, among other ...
Thinking| 26 Jul 2019
n Australia, it’s estimated that around 15,000 people may live in conditions of modern slavery, forced labour, wage exploitation, human trafficking or debt bondage.