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Legal ramifications of the 'gig' economy

Legal ramifications of the 'gig' economy

The rise of the 'gig' economy brings with it some key legal considerations for employers, as Athena Koelmeyer outlines

2016: The year of accessorial liability

2016: The year of accessorial liability

One leading lawyer has identified accessorial liability as the most critical workplace law trend of 2016

Landmark decision clarifies redundancy calculations

Landmark decision clarifies redundancy calculations

When can casual work count towards length of service in calculating redundancy payments?

Hot-desking lands ATO in compensation case

Hot-desking lands ATO in compensation case

The Australian Taxation Office has been involved in a long legal battle after an employee sustained injuries from changes made to her work station by casual employees.

Employee awarded $1.59 million in wrongful termination case

Employee awarded $1.59 million in wrongful termination case

A national oil and gas company was ordered to pay over $1.5 million in compensation after it was ruled that its Board of Directors had wrongfully terminated an executive’s contract.