December 20, 2023

In separate moves that further criminalise conduct in the workplace, the State Government has introduced industrial manslaughter as a criminal offence into South Australian safety law while the…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
December 05, 2023

Late last year, the Federal Parliament passed the Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms that amend the Fair Work laws. A target of the secure jobs component of the reforms is fixed-term contracts, which…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
September 11, 2023

In a previous article, ‘Pivot in Enforcement Strategy to Create Safer Workplaces’[1], I suggested that regulators are increasingly looking to prosecute individuals for breaches of work health and…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
August 02, 2023

Fair Work has significantly increased award rates of pay for the Health Professionals and Support Services Modern Award. Below is a copy of the Pay Guide with updated information about the updated…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
July 05, 2023

Effectively managing the physical and psychological risk of persons working with autonomous collaborative robots and the legal considerations that arise out of these “blended” workplaces.

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
June 08, 2023

Last Friday, 2 June, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) announced its minimum wage review decision for 2022-23.[1] A summary of the key wage increase that will apply from 1 July 2023 is as follows: The…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
June 05, 2023

The Full Bench of the South Australia Tribunal clarifies that the Tribunal has the power to make an order under section 18 that changes the legal nature of the employment relationship

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
May 01, 2023

Late last year, the Albanese Labor Government secured the passage of the Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms[1] to the Fair Work laws.[2] An aspect of the reforms is a sunset date of 7 December 2023 for…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
November 03, 2022

Why legislators and regulators are increasingly focusing on targeting individuals for their actions to ensure PCBU’s meet their work health and safety obligations

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety
July 12, 2022

Much has been written, and many cases have been litigated, in relation to the obligations of employees to keep confidential information of their employer confidential, and not to misuse the…

Employment, Workplace Relations & Safety Intellectual Property (IP)

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