Dispute Resolution

End of temporary COVID-19 relief allows creditors to pursue those outstanding bad debts

Susan Moran 11/11/2021

In response to the economic impacts of COVID-19, the Federal Government introduced measures to act as a safety net to assist businesses in surviving the crisis and returning to normal business operations. As a result, many creditors have withheld from chasing payments for debts that are now well and truly overdue. In this article, Susan Moran, Principal of our Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice, explores how a statutory demand can be used to recover money owed.

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Employment Law / Industrial Relations

Significant changes to casual employment

Susan Moran 28/04/2021

On 26 March 2021, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Fair Work Act) was amended by the Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Act 2021. The amendments significantly change workplace rights and obligations in respect of casual employees. Employers with a casual workforce should consider how these changes will impact them and the steps they need to take to comply with their obligations.

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Employment Law / Industrial Relations

After a challenging year, JobKeeper is still available to some - what changes can these employers make to their workforces?

Susan Moran 21/12/2020

What Covid-19 Fair Work Act changes remain in place to assist employers manage their workforce? We set out below the current status.

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Employment Law / Industrial Relations

COVID-19 Considerations for Employers

Susan Moran 17/03/2020

The spread of the coronavirus is an unprecedented event and one that requires employers to carefully consider their legal obligations in relation to the various issues it raises in the workplace.

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Employment Law / Industrial Relations

Employers need to prepare for changes coming to the Modern Awards

Susan Moran 31/01/2020

Major changes to the modern awards will come into effect as early as February this year, as the Fair Work Commission concludes its four-yearly review. Susan Moran, Principal of our Employment team, discusses how these changes and the conclusion of the four yearly review will affect you.

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