Legislation & regulation (383 items)




Webcast: Managing Ill and Injured Employees

Managing long-term absent employees requires a cautious and proactive approach, or employers risk facing claims involving the whole gamut of employment law. Watch this webcast to understand how to:

  • manage prolonged absences from work;
  • identify the 'inherent requirements' of a position;
  • consider 'reasonable adjustments';
  • ensure compliance with the proposed amendments to Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws;
  • determine what material to provide in an independent medical assessment;
  • return employees to work on suitable duties; and
  • evaluate relevant legal risks before a termination of employment.
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Webcast: Contractor OHS - Meet your obligations

Contractors make up part of nearly every employer's workforce, but understanding your responsibilities in this area and maintaining first-rate safety standards can be tough. This webcast covers:

  • How to ensure contractor compliance;
  • Your OHS obligations to different kinds of contractors;
  • Harmonisation - consultation obligations and other changes;
  • Current general requirements;
  • Warranties and indemnities; and more.
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Who will pay for your employees' increased super?

In the lead-up to July's superannuation changes, some employers face a "tough communication exercise" in explaining to employees that their base salary will drop, while others need to consider how they will fund the higher contributions, according to a reward specialist. » more »