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Employment contracts – 5 mistakes to avoid

April 2021 Many employers fail to implement best practice when drafting and managing employment contracts. This can lead to costly mistakes. In this article, we look at 5 mistakes to look out for and how you can avoid them. While employment contracts can be verbal, the reality is that without a written contract, it will…

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April 2021   Sexual Harassment grounds for dismissal Following recent rape and sexual harassment allegations rocking federal politics, the Government has announced it will amend the definition of serious misconduct in the Fair Work Regulations to include sexual harassment and will make it clear that sexual harassment is now grounds for dismissal in the Fair…

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Changes to Casual employment Q&A

April 2021   Definition of Casual Employment  Casual Conversion Interaction with Industrial Instruments/contracts of employment Right to Offset Entitlements Casual Employment Information Statement Resolution of disputes Penalties for breaching the legislation  

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NEW DEFINITION OF CASUAL EMPLOYMENT AND CHANGES TO RIGHT TO CONVERSION

March 2021 The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 (the Bill) has now passed both houses of Parliament in a significantly reduced form. A definition of casual employment has been introduced into the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) and provides a statutory right to long term casual employees…

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