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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| 27 Nov 2018
In a controversial decision, a single Commissioner of the Fair Work Commission has found that a delivery rider engaged as an independent contractor by food delivery company Foodora was, in fact, an employee. The decision adds another piece to the puzzle that is the gig economy and will embolden unions and delivery riders to challenge engagement […]