Payments on Termination of Employment – Employer Obligations

Many employers continue to operate on the basis that, on termination of employment (for whatever reason) entitlements will be paid ‘in the next pay run’ or ‘in the next 7 days’, but this is not the correct legal approach. And the consequences of non-compliance can be costly… To illustrate the point, a recent (and complicated) Federal

27 May 2024|Legal Alert|

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 26 August 2024, include: A new definition of ‘casual employee’

9 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 person appointed or elected, in accordance with the rules of

26 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 a Managing psychosocial hazards at work Code of Practice. Since

14 March 2024|Legal Alert|
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