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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.
Cybersecurity| 01 Jun 2020
Hall & Wilcox has been working with cybersecurity company CTRL Group on a number of privacy-related initiatives. This article is co-written by Hall & Wilcox privacy and employment law experts Alison Baker and Iona Goodwin, as well as cybersecurity specialists ...
Thinking| 23 Oct 2019
Under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) contravening an enterprise agreement can result in orders for compensation and pecuniary penalty orders. Failing to comply with an enterprise agreement can have severe financial consequences. This was recently illustrated in the case ...
Thinking| 18 Apr 2019
When an employee has two jobs with the same employer, questions can arise as to the employee’s entitlements. This was the situation for an Australia Post employee who made a claim in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCC).