The Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel has awarded a 1.75% increase to the national minimum wage and the minimum wages in Modern Awards.
With a 1025 paragraph judgement and an appeal imminent, the Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia have recently published their reasons for judgement in the matter of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato  FCAFC 84 (“WorkPac v Rossato”).
We are certainly in extraordinary times, however South Geldard Lawyers aims to provide legal services to our valued clients to the extent that we are able. Our office remains open for business.
If you employ a workforce, chances are you will at some stage be called upon to investigate and adjudicate allegations of employee misconduct. The process can be complex.
In a recent post, we shared the basics about adverse action claims. Specifically, we discussed what they are, when an employee can make one and how they can do so. In this article we’ll talk about how your business can defend itself against an adverse action claim.
When we think of an “adverse action” claim, most people think of a disciplinary or termination of employment situation. However, legal issues can also arise when engaging a prospective employee and during the course of their employment.
Last year, the Queensland Parliament created new laws to address concerns about the labour hire industry. These laws (the labour hire licensing regime) took effect on 16 April 2018 when the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017…