Monthly Archives: May 2021


LEGAL ALERT: Reminder: review or develop sexual harassment policies

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May 2021

LEGAL ALERT: Reminder: review or develop sexual harassment policies

Workplace sexual harassment has been under the spotlight in 2021, with Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins announcing that she will conduct an independent inquiry into Federal parliamentary workplaces, after a series of shocking allegations have arisen in the past few months. The Government has confirmed that it will introduce new...

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LEGAL ALERT: Gig worker held to be an employee

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May 2021

LEGAL ALERT: Gig worker held to be an employee

In an important recent ruling, a single Commissioner of the Fair Work Commission has found that a delivery rider engaged by Deliveroo was an employee in an unfair dismissal brought by the former delivery rider (Diego Franco v Deliveroo Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FWC 2818). Mr Franco worked for Deliveroo...

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