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Construction industry shutdown in Victoria

Labour & Employment

Construction industry shutdown in Victoria

The Victorian Government has now imposed an industry-wide shutdown of the sector.

22 September 2021

New construction industry restrictions in Victoria

On 16 September 2021, the Victorian Government announced a number of changes to the COVID-related restrictions that apply to individuals and businesses in the state.

20 September 2021

Are COVID vaccination directions coming to your workplace?

The Federal Government has made it clear that it will not mandate COVID vaccinations and that it will be up to employers to determine whether they can, or...

13 August 2021

High Court offers clarity around casuals

The High Court has injected certainty into the casual employment debate, and simplified the test considerably, by overturning the Federal Court in Rossato.

05 August 2021

Breach of director’s duties for remuneration structure that created significant risk of non-compliance

The sole Australian based director of a retail over-the-counter derivative issuer, was recently found to have breached his duties under section 180(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

29 June 2021

[email protected] Amendment Act

On 24 June 2021, the Federal Government introduced the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021.

25 June 2021

Changes to the Fair Work Act: clarity around casual employment or continuing uncertainty?

The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021 (the IR Amendment Act) has now been passed. This article unpacks the key changes for casual...

11 May 2021

Directions 2021 | Your reform agenda

In the spirit of “never waste a good crisis”, our 2021 Directions survey explored the views of directors and senior business leaders regarding their top reform priorities.

05 May 2021

Follow up: The Federal Government’s perspective on an employer’s mandate to vaccinate

The Federal Government has now released guidance to help businesses and employees better understand their rights and responsibilities in relation to the COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace.

02 March 2021

Mandate to vaccinate: can employers make employees roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine?

As the first roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine in Australia draws closer, uncertainty remains as to whether employers will be able to mandate that their employees vaccinate....

16 February 2021

CPS 511 – one step closer to the new prudential remuneration framework

On 12 November 2020 APRA released a revised draft of the CPS 511, being the proposed new prudential framework to regulate remuneration in APRA regulated entities.

21 December 2020

The new IR laws: ‘incremental change’ or a lost opportunity?

Today, the Federal Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 (the Bill) which proposes significant changes to Australia’s industrial relations landscape....

09 December 2020

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