Partners at DLA Piper share their predictions for challenges employers could face in the New Year.
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
If you don’t want to ruffle any feathers, it’s important to make sure that the distinction is made between employees and contractors – or you could end up footing a legal bill.
There are situations in which employers have to weigh the cost of going to court against the cost of a settlement. HC looks at what to consider when offering a payment.
If your employees build up LinkedIn connections with clients and then leave to work for a competitor, do those networks count as trade secrets?
The Federal Court has ruled in favour of a company which faced an adverse action claim after giving gift vouchers to non-striking employees.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals
One executive coach says the beginning of the year is when top performers often quit. Here’s how to prevent that from happening