What risks arise from "Googling" job applicants during a recruitment process? What questions can you ask about a candidate's medical history? Are you obliged to provide access to an employee's personnel file?
Hicksons Lawyers partners Brad Swebeck and Sarah Jones answered these questions and more in our recent webinar.
As employers increase their reliance on foreign workers to fill local skills shortages, understanding the 457-visa scheme is becoming a top HR priority. Watch this webinar to ensure that compliance errors don't jeopardise your organisation's ability to take advantage of this valuable resource.
This presentation, by immigration law expert Katie Malyon, outlines:
The criteria for eligibility as a 457-visa sponsor;
The interface between employment and immigration laws;
How to comply with DIAC's requirements around remuneration, record-keeping, notification and more;
Special considerations when dismissing 457-visa holders;
How to transition 457-visa holders to permanent residency; and
Case studies of employers caught out in non-compliance.
The High Court's Barclay ruling should "put employers' minds at ease" about their ability to successfully defend an adverse action claim, say Kemp Strang employment lawyers.
In this podcast, Lisa Berton and Nick Noonan discuss the importance of the case; its practical implications; and the key steps employers should take to minimise the risk of facing or losing an adverse action claim.