12 August 2022

Employers encouraged to keep a focus on Sexual Harassment, Gendered Violence and Sex Based Harassment

Many employers will notice an increase in Safety Regulators focusing their WHS campaigns on Sexual Harassment, Gendered ...


04 August 2022

Proposed changes to the NES' Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Leave

A new bill was introduced to the House of Representatives which seeks to replace the current 5 day unpaid NES FDV leave ...


22 July 2022

Inappropriate emails between colleagues can create psychologically unsafe workplaces

Now more than ever it is important for employers to ensure that their workplaces are safe from not just physical but psy...


28 June 2022

The High Court confirms employer's positive duty to keep employees safe from work-related psychiatric injuries

The High Court recently handed down its decision in Kozarov v Victoria [2022] HCA 12, in which it made clear that employ...


27 May 2022

The 2022 Australian Federal Election results and what this means for industrial relations

Whether the new Labor government will govern in majority or some sort of minority supported by the minor parties remains...


06 May 2022

Termination of Employment : A reminder on procedural fairness

The procedural steps taken during the termination process are crucial. In a recent FWC decision Mr Simon Ronchi v Johns...


14 April 2022

Employee benefits may drive earnings over High Income Threshold

The High Income Threshold (HIT), adjusted each financial year, currently sits at $158,500....


13 April 2022

Full Bench confirms connection between out of hours conduct and employment

In a recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision (Sydney Trains v Andrew Bobrenitsky), a full bench unanimously overturne...


08 April 2022

Unions seek 5 percent rise in minimum rates

Peak union body the ACTU has indicated it will pursue a 5% increase across all award rates in this year’s minimum wage r...

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