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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, casual and seasonal employees, apprentices and trainees (workers). However, from 1 July 2019, […]
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 interesting articles...
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.
Thinking| 25 Jun 2019
From 1 July 2019, Australia will have a new whistleblower protection regime covering the corporate, financial and tax sectors. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 (Act) aims to encourage ethical whistleblowing and discourage white collar crime, while holding employers accountable for protecting eligible whistleblowers. The Act makes important changes to the Corporations […]
Thinking| 30 May 2019
The Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel for annual wage reviews (Panel) has today published its annual wage review under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)...