Labour Hire Licensing Laws in Queensland, South Australia and coming to Victoria

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2018 12:11:53 PM / by Rachael Sutton posted in Workplace Relations

Queensland and South Australia have recently introduced laws requiring labour hire firms operating in those States to obtain a license .  Victoria's laws passed the lower house in February 2018 however are yet to pass the Upper House in that State.

Below is a current summary of the laws in each State:

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Health Law Bulletin June 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2018 9:23:46 AM / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Workplace Relations

Welcome to the June 2018 edition of the Holman Webb Health Law Bulletin. 

This Health Law Bulletin discusses issues such as:

  • Corporate and Clinical Governance for the health and aged care sectors;
  • Aged care quality reforms;
  • Exclusion zones for reproductive health facilities;
  • Recent cases such as Sparks v Hobson, Gray v Hobson [2018] NSWCA 29; and
  • Updates to the National police check application process.

Please click here to read the June 2018 edition.

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Congratulations to John Wakefield, winner, Australasian Law Awards 2018 Australian Arbitrator of the Year

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2018 11:13:51 AM / by Holman Webb posted in Franchising & Retail, Food Law, Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance, Intellectual Property Protection, Foreign Investment & Migration, Govenment, Media & Communications, Workplace Relations, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Third Sector: Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, Property, Technology Law

Holman Webb is proud to announce that John Wakefield was awarded Australian Arbitrator of the Year in the Australasian Law Awards 2018.

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Unfair dismissal update – casual and labour hire employees

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 3:33:18 PM / by Ethan Brawn posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Workplace Relations

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has handed down a number of recent decisions which may provide increased access to unfair dismissal claims by employees engaged on a casual basis, particularly those employees engaged in the labour hire industry.

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Holman Webb lawyers named in AFR Best Lawyers in Australia 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2018 2:08:26 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance, Workplace Relations, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We are pleased to announce our sector focussed leading lawyers have been recognised in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia list as published in the Australian Financial Review.

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‘Vulnerable Workers’ Changes to Fair Work Act - What Employers Need to Know!

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 9:06:41 AM / by Corinne Attard posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Franchising & Retail, Workplace Relations

On 15 September 2017 the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 took effect. It makes important changes to the Fair Work Act 2009. These changes potentially affect all businesses but in particular those in franchising or licensing or distribution.

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Holman Webb CFO selected as a finalist in the 2017 Executive of the Year awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2017 12:56:25 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Recovery & Insolvency, Banking & Finance, Workplace Relations

Congratulations to our CFO, Magdalena Kosior-Molloy who has been selected as a finalist for the CFO of the Year award in the 2017 Executive of the Year awards. 

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Fair Work Commission Decisions: Casual Conversion Clause to be Inserted Into Modern Awards & The Family and Domestic Violence Leave Clause Takes a New Turn

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 6, 2017 3:02:57 PM / by Alicia Mataere & Jenni Mandel posted in Workplace Relations

The Fair Work Commission has this week handed down its decisions in relation to two major claims sought by the unions: the Casual and Part-time Employment Case and the Family & Domestic Violence Leave Clause.  Both decisions will have a significant impact for employers with award-covered employees so it is essential that you are aware of them.

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Compliance Alert: Award Rates Increase by 3.3% from July

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 8:43:32 AM / by Jenni Mandel posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Workplace Relations

Earlier this week the Fair Work Commission handed down its annual wage review decision increasing the minimum wage for award-reliant employees by 3.3%.

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How to Deal with Bullying and Harassment When Dealing with Complaints

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2017 4:30:05 PM / by Robin Young & Ethan Brawn posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Workplace Relations

Introduction

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