Browsing: Employment contracts & conditions (186 items)




What the WorkPac ruling means for employers

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court's WorkPac ruling ends employers' uncertainty over class actions and reinforces the importance of setting clear expectations when employing casuals, a workplace lawyer says.


High Court puts end to casual turbulence and double-dipping claims

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court has put an end to the "turbulent" case law involving casual employment for the past few years, in overturning a ruling that a casual should have received permanent employee entitlements.


WorkPac wins High Court 'double dipping' appeal

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court has unanimously upheld WorkPac's appeal against a ruling that a casual employee should have received permanent entitlements.



Manager misused employer's information to set up competition: Court

Employment contracts & conditions
Employment contracts & conditions

A senior manager who hoped to set up a new business and steal his employer's biggest client left ample evidence of his wrongdoing for the Federal Court to find he breached his contract and other duties.



"Back to basics" approach mitigates underpayment risks

Remuneration, benefits & recognition
Remuneration, benefits & recognition

Annualised salary arrangements are a key pain point for employers at the moment, but HR leaders can mitigate "inevitable" payroll mistakes using a back-to-basics approach, a lawyer says.



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