Our legal updates focus on important employment law and industrial relations issues.


Legal Updates

Changes to the Fair Work Act

Date: November 10, 2017
Significant changes have been made to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) including changes to prevent certain benefits being given to employee organisations (unions) and to introduce new responsibilities on franchisors and holding companies to ensure compliance with employment laws. ISSUE The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) has been amended by the Fair… > READ MORE

ACCESSORIAL LIABILITY FOR BREACHES OF THE FAIR WORK ACT 2009 (CTH)

Date: May 4, 2017
A recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court has highlighted the broad reach of the provisions in the Fair Work Act which enable a Court to impose civil penalties against individuals, companies and other bodies for being involved in a contravention of the legislation. ISSUE The accessorial liability provisions contained in the Fair Work Act… > READ MORE