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


Legal Updates

DETERMINING WHICH EMPLOYEES WILL BE COVERED BY AN ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

Date: February 29, 2016
The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision in Transport Workers’ Union of Australia & Anor v ALDI Foods Pty Limited as General Partner of ALDI Stores (A Limited Partnership) [2016] FWCFB 91 issued on 22 February 2016 provides clarification of which employees may be covered by a single enterprise agreement made under… > READ MORE

High Court confirms “sham contracting” laws apply to third parties

Date: January 30, 2016
The recent High Court decision Fair Work Ombudsman v Quest South Perth Holdings Pty Ltd & Ors [2015] HCA 45 confirms that the “sham contracting” provisions contained in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) apply to triangular contracting arrangements – i.e. an arrangement whereby a worker is engaged through an entity which is… > READ MORE