Employment Law Resource Hub

Our team use their knowledge and experience to stay ahead of the curve. Our regular articles help you stay current on issues that may affect you. Read our latest insights below.

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Employee vs Contractor: High Income Threshold Chan...

Contractors or Employees? Opt in or opt out? Gig economy with employee-like workers? The contractor landscape has not escaped the new IR law changes from…

May 20, 2024
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Wage Theft – What is it and When Do These La...

Wage theft is a criminal offence. With new laws coming into effect in January 2025, potentially even earlier. Is your business adequately prepared and equipped…

May 13, 2024
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Make Sure Your Employment Contracts Include This C...

Deciding which clauses ought to be included in your employment contracts is a critical and important decision to make. To reduce the risk of making…

May 13, 2024
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Case Study: $4M Penalty for Wage Underpayment

Underpaid by Employer: Fairwork Case Study More than $4 Million in fines were levelled against an Employer, HR Coordinator and general manager for underpayment of…

April 30, 2024
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Fixed Term Employment Contract – An Employer’s...

The Fixed Term Employment Contract has gone through a change in Australia! In response to the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act…

April 29, 2024
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What is General Protections?

This is a major issue as there is a reverse onus of proof, accessorial liability penalties and can utilised even if there is no dismissal….

April 19, 2024
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Psychosocial Risks and Hazards – The Minimis...

In today’s fast-paced world, workplaces are not just physical spaces. They are dynamic ecosystems where the mental and emotional well-being of employees is paramount. Watch…

April 18, 2024
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Mitigating and Managing Psychosocial Risks: Small ...

In the evolving landscape of workplace health and safety, small business employers face unique challenges and responsibilities, especially regarding psychosocial hazards. These hazards, which can…

April 11, 2024
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6 Factors for Understanding “Reasonableness ...

In an era where digital connectivity incessantly blurs the lines between personal and professional life, Australia’s new Right to Disconnect law is a beacon for…

April 2, 2024
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Beyond Penalties: How Australia’s Wage Theft...

The impending federal wage theft laws in Australia represent a pivotal shift in the accountability and responsibility of employers regarding wage compliance. These laws, marking…

March 4, 2024
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Evolution of Contractor Agreements – a return to...

The High Court’s decisions in Personnel Contracting and Jamsek have underscored the significance of the contractor agreements between parties, marking a shift from the previously…

February 28, 2024
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Navigating Australian Casual Employment Law: What ...

Australia’s Employment landscape is undergoing a significant transformation with the recent enactment of new casual employment  law changes. The Albanese government, in its quest to…

February 25, 2024
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Unplugged: Australia’s Right to Disconnect

Dive into the implications and insights surrounding this legislation that reshapes work-life balance. Learn more about the law and its impact by exploring our in-depth…

February 19, 2024
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Employer Guide: Australia’s Right to Disconn...

With the recent enactment of the Right to Disconnect laws in Australia, Human Resources (HR) departments and business owners are at the forefront of adapting…

February 19, 2024
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Workplace bullying vs Reasonable Management Action...

Explore and learn more about the Workplace bullying vs Reasonable Management Action on this full article penned by Jonathan Mamaril 👉https://noborderslawgroup.com.au/arti… Book an obligation-free consultation…

February 5, 2024
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Did you know? New Wage Theft Laws

Australia’s forthcoming federal wage theft legislation signals a fundamental change in how employers are held accountable for ensuring fair wages. These laws represent a stark…

February 5, 2024
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Protecting Your Business: Employment Contracts

Did you know that not having a formal, written employment contract, can lead to some serious financial implications and surprises? It’s important to protect your…

February 5, 2024
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Strategic Approaches: Navigating Secondary Employm...

Read more here by clicking on this link What should Employers do with “side-hustle” employees? 4 ways to defend the business

February 2, 2024
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Beyond Compliance: An 18 Point Proactive Sexual Ha...

In the realm of the workplace and Human Resources, addressing sexual harassment is not just a legal imperative but a cornerstone of cultivating a healthy…

February 2, 2024
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3 Simple Steps HR can take right now to better pro...

There are so many issues to consider in the current environment and sometimes we can lose track of the small wins. If you are in…

January 31, 2024
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Confidentiality, Restraint and Non-Compete Clauses...

In a pivotal ruling that resonates across professional services and in particular the recruitment industry, the Western Australian Supreme Court shed light on the complexities…

January 16, 2024
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Important Update for Human Resources Professionals...

Recent Developments: The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Greens and cross-bench senators, has effectively split the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023….

January 5, 2024
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Workplace Romance and Dishonesty Lead to Justified...

When personal and professional lines blur with romantic relationships in the workplace, a conflict of interest can be career ending. This is the stark reality…

December 22, 2023
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Workplace Bullying Checklist – 10 Questions Ever...

Workplace Bullying is becoming an increasingly problematic area for Employers and Human Resources. Safe Work Australia recently provided that 39% of mental disorder claims were caused…

December 7, 2023
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Why should you have written employment contracts i...

In the absence of a formal written employment contracts, especially for long-serving, senior employees, and well-paid employees, there’s a possibility they might claim ‘reasonable notice’…

November 28, 2023
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Rising Tide of Sexual Harassment in Australian Wor...

In recent years, the legal landscape of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces has witnessed significant developments, underscored by landmark court decisions and legislative changes. These…

November 22, 2023
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OnlyFans and the Changing Landscape of Employment ...

In today’s digital age and with many more employees looking to increase their potential income through secondary employment, the lines between personal and professional lives…

October 10, 2023
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Manufacturing & Retail

Maximising your workforce Manufacturing and retail businesses have specific workforce needs, from temporary or seasonal workers to Workplace Health and Safety regulations. Our experienced team…

October 6, 2023
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Industry Associations

Supporting Industry Associations and their members For any industry, grappling with employment law can seem intimidating. From creating codes of conduct and policies to guaranteeing…

October 6, 2023
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