The rise of the 'gig' economy brings with it some key legal considerations for employers, as Athena Koelmeyer outlines
One leading lawyer has identified accessorial liability as the most critical workplace law trend of 2016
HR directors and corporate leaders beware: the FWO is taking legal action against individuals who contravene the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Athena Koelmeyer outlines the repercussions
When can casual work count towards length of service in calculating redundancy payments?
2016 will present plenty of fresh challenges to HR professionals – not least in terms of new workplace legislation. From the award review process to the ongoing issue of employee underpayment, HCTV sat down with Athena Koelmeyer, principal and director of Workplace Law, to run through what HR needs to be across this year.
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.
Of the top 40 companies, 88% offer paid volunteer leave, with 61% offering a budget to support volunteering
Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders
Employees today are increasingly looking to their HR departments for support on a range of mental wellbeing issues