Monthly Archives: February 2021


LEGAL ALERT: Labour Hire Licensing Breaches – a timely reminder

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Feb 2021

LEGAL ALERT: Labour Hire Licensing Breaches – a timely reminder

In a timely reminder for businesses reliant on labour hire providers, a decision out of Queensland confirms the need to be prudent in business dealings and take all steps to ensure that those providers required to be registered and licensed comply with their legal obligations. Queensland poultry processor B&E Poultry...

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LEGAL ALERT: Warning for employers – proposed end to ‘zombie’ collective/enterprise agreements

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Feb 2021

LEGAL ALERT: Warning for employers – proposed end to ‘zombie’ collective/enterprise agreements

In December 2020, the Morrison Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 (Omnibus Bill) to Parliament. The Omnibus Bill proposes to introduce a sunset deadline into the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act), terminating all pre-2009 collective/enterprise agreements by 1 July 2022. Parliament has not passed the Omnibus Bill,...

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