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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Employment Law / Industrial Relations

Are you paying your employees correctly?

Susan Moran 26/11/2019

We are seeing a constant stream of large companies in the media for significant underpayments of their employees. These companies often have dedicated HR departments, so how could they get it so wrong? In this article, Susan Moran, Principal of our Employment team, discusses common mistakes employers make when paying their employees.

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