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Lawyers Weekly Podcast Episode

Why part-time lawyering works for me

Meg Crawford joins Jerome Doraisamy as she shares her experience on what her three-day working week set-up looks like and how she makes it work with her firm, changing views on what it means to be a legal professional, how those coming through the ranks can explore part-time working arrangements with their employers if they have other pursuits in mind, shaking off traditional mindsets of the volume of work required of lawyers, and how she feels optimistic about the sustainability of her more holistic approach to her career.

VLGA Connect Podcast Episode

Workplace Investigations and………Workplace Investigations

Sarah Rey joins Steve Cooper at Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) as they discuss all you need to know about workplace investigations- the common dynamics, breaking down the steps, legal privilege and confidentiality, some recurring mis-steps, essential ingredients and life after the investigation’s conclusion.


  • Employers Need To Investigate Their Work Practices Before They Sack

Employers need to investigate their work practices before they sack, not afterwards

September 22, 2023|

A recent Fair Work Commission decision reinforces that employers must take care with their investigations of misconduct, and determine whether a work practice has been condoned by management before sacking staff. In this case, the Commission reinstated three employees who had been summarily dismissed due to a policy breach.

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Non-work-related injuries – employers still have obligations to accommodate

September 3, 2023|

Employers may think that an employee’s injury sustained outside of work has nothing to do with them. However, a recent decision re-affirms the obligations on employers under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA) to provide reasonable adjustments for an employee, even where an injury was sustained outside of work.

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Justitia turns 18

February 10, 2023|

It’s official! We can drive! And just watch where we head to next…

  • With COVID cases on the rise should you pay staff for time spent adhering to infection control policies

With COVID cases on the rise, should you pay staff for time spent adhering to infection control policies?

December 7, 2022|

In Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation v Jeta Gardens (QLD) Pty Ltd, the Commission found that an employer was liable to pay staff for on-site RAT testing 15 minutes before each shift. Being in an aged-care, high-risk scenario, the decision is specific to its facts. However, it provides useful insight about how the FWC is handling these scenarios.

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