A South Australia company has been fined by a Federal Circuit Court Judge after being found guilty of several breaches of the law. HC speaks to an employment lawyer about employers' obligations when paying staff commission.
The prime minister has made the decision to scrap his Paid Parental Leave scheme in favour of providing affordable and accessible childcare.
A Tasmanian company and its operator are facing heavy fines after failing to follow close down legislations. HC outlines employers’ duties and valid reasons for placing staff on stand-down.
As the Christmas period approaches, all organisations should be asking themselves how they can best use annual leave to respond to market conditions faced by their business.
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.
What types of employee behaviour are serious enough to justify summary dismissal?
The Sydney rail strike will go ahead on Monday after a last-minute deal to avoid strike action fell through
Where do you start when you are developing a work health and safety (WHS) system? Alan Girle provides his top WHS tips for employers