What’s changing to casual employment?

This Alert reminds our valued clients of the upcoming changes in relation to casual employment, following the passage of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Act 2024 (Closing Loopholes No. 2 Act). What are the changes? The changes, which will take effect on

2024-04-09T11:43:09+09:309 April 2024|Legal Alert|

Closing Loopholes Act – workplace delegates’ rights

This Alert summarises the changes in relation to workplace delegates’ rights following the passage of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Act 2023 (Closing Loopholes Act). What is a ‘workplace delegate’ and what are the rights? A ‘workplace delegate’ is defined broadly to mean ‘a

2024-03-26T11:16:51+10:3026 March 2024|Legal Alert|

New Psychosocial Regulations in SA

Have you kept up? – Compliance with the new psychosocial WHS regulations in South Australia In June 2022 Safe Work Australia updated its model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations to include specific regulations to address the management of psychosocial hazards in the workplace and published

2024-03-14T10:12:20+10:3014 March 2024|Legal Alert|

Doyle’s Guide

EMA Legal are again recognised as 'First Tier' Leading Employment Law Firm (Employer Representation) South Australia for 2024 in the Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession. Having received the recognition as 'First Tier' for 15 consecutive years, this accolade is a reflection of the depth

2024-03-12T11:21:09+10:3012 March 2024|Announcements, Legal Alert|

Penalties for wage theft

A recent decision of the Federal Court is a reminder that employers will face serious consequences for underpaying their employees, especially if they are found to have committed a serious contravention(s) of the Act. In Fair Work Ombudsman v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2024] FCA 81, the

2024-02-22T14:03:10+10:3022 February 2024|Legal Alert|

Our new world of work: the right to disconnect

As employers continue to grapple with significant but piecemeal amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act), further changes were passed by Parliament yesterday. This article considers the broadest and arguably most controversial of the changes – the right for employees to disconnect from work. In time,

2024-02-09T05:43:30+10:309 February 2024|Legal Alert|
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