Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The WHS Bill contains most provisions contained in the 'model WHS laws', in place in other Australian jurisdictions..
There have been a number of recent developments in workplace relations in Australia, in Queensland and in NSW.
This update links to recent media releases, reports, cases and laws relating to employment law and workplace relations.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Certain persons who were classified as casual employees and remunerated as such, may still claim leave entitlements.
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers need to reconsider the scope of the Miscellaneous Award, now that the FWC has extended its coverage.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
SafeWork Australia has published information on obligations of employers, landlords and tenants for safe work practices.
Travis Schultz & Partners
Financial pressure does not alleviate the duty of care for a safe workplace that an employer owes to its employees.
Carroll & O'Dea
A recent decision examined the relationship between work injuries and subsequent aggravations that do not occur at work.
As of 1 July 2020, partners are entitled to additional birth leave after the birth of their child.
The Russian Supreme Court has confirmed that employers must offer employees faced with redundancies any vacant job roles in the area, including in branches.
Bennett Jones LLP
On June 24, 2020, Alberta's Superintendent of Pensions issued EPPA Update 20-04 respecting certain additional COVID-19 related relief measures set out in Order...
McLennan Ross LLP
On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16.
The Department for Work & Pensions has issued a call for evidence to the pensions industry in relation to the charge cap that applies to some defined contribution schemes.
Generosity is everywhere right now. Professionals, families, and businesses are raising money, donating their time, and finding new ways to uplift their communities.
Our legal community is feeling the impact of the economic downturn in many ways, including job losses, layoffs and reduced revenues.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In this period of gradual resumption of activities amidst an ongoing pandemic, we are being asked to shift into "solution mode".
The case involves a wrongful dismissal claim by an employee seeking damages because the employer failed to provide common law "reasonable notice" for the dismissal.
LexCounsel Law Offices
Non-payment or substantial reduction of wages for the period the Indian industry was closed or operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19 despite the Central Government's order to continue paying wage...
The draft Programme for Government has been agreed between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party and was published on 15 June.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
On 4 March 2020, prior to the Maltese courts' closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court of Magistrates decided a case wherein an employer claimed that a former employee had abandoned work...