Employment law

Domestic violence: What are employers’ responsibilities?

Domestic violence: What are employers’ responsibilities?

HRD talks to barrister Ian Neil about a landmark case involving an employee death

JobKeeper extension: What you need to know

JobKeeper extension: What you need to know

The changes to JobKeeper include a two-tier payment system – how will your business be impacted?

Can casual employees make a claim for unfair dismissal?

Can casual employees make a claim for unfair dismissal?

‘It will often be determined by the nature of the engagement and what was communicated between the parties’

When is a contractor really an employee?

When is a contractor really an employee?

HRD investigates how to tell the difference between an employee and a contractor

COVID-19: My employee refuses to come into work – now what?

COVID-19: My employee refuses to come into work – now what?

HRD looks at the employer’s rights to direct an employee to come to work despite fears related to COVID-19

Are COVID-19 breaches sackable offences?

Are COVID-19 breaches sackable offences?

HRD explores whether the pandemic provides license for employers to terminate employees who aren't COVID-safe