Blog Posts

The risks in rejecting a return-to-work plan

December 1, 2023|

Rejecting a return-to-work plan may lead to disability discrimination risks, as demonstrated by a recent VCAT decision where an employer was ordered to pay $45,000 for pain and suffering, along with over $190,000 for lost income and entitlements, reinforcing the growing trend of substantial awards for anti-discrimination law breaches.

Fair Work Commission knocks back request in first flexible working arrangements decision

December 1, 2023|

As mentioned in our previous post, working remotely has become a hot topic, prompting organisations to carefully navigate requests for flexible arrangements. In a recent decision, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) outlined some factors that may justify denying a working from home (WFH) request.

Fixed term contracts – are you prepared for 6 December? Book in a time now for peace of mind!

November 10, 2023|

Time is running out to review your organisation’s fixed term contract arrangements before legislative amendments come into effect. Book a one-hour session with one of our senior lawyers to consider whether your organisation needs to take any further measures before 6 December.

Upcoming restrictions to fixed term contracts – what you need to know

August 13, 2023|

From 6 December 2023, the use of fixed term contracts will be significantly limited. This change is part of the Secure Jobs, Better Pay amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Read our latest blog on how this may affect you as an employer.

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