Monthly Archives: December 2017


SA PASSES LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL

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Dec 2017

SA PASSES LABOUR HIRE LICENSING BILL

South Australia has passed the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017, joining Queensland, which introduced its Labour Hire Licensing Act in September 2017. This follows a critical focus on the industry, led in part by a Four Corners investigation which uncovered rampant exploitation in the food production industry, mostly affecting labour...

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ALDI V SDA – ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT DECISION

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Dec 2017

ALDI V SDA – ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT DECISION

The High Court has upheld (in part) Aldi’s appeal in its long running dispute with the SDA regarding the approval of an enterprise agreement[1]. The High Court has confirmed the Fair Work Commission’s decision was lawful when it approved an enterprise agreement that had been made with existing employees working...

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ALP PROPOSES 10 DAYS FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

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Dec 2017

ALP PROPOSES 10 DAYS FAMILY VIOLENCE LEAVE

Bill Shorten has announced that a future Labor Government will legislate for ten (10) days of family violence leave, tweeting: “Proud to announce that a Labor Gov will legislate for 10 days’ family violence leave. Family violence leave should be a universal workplace right. The stress of seeking legal advice,...

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