Legislation & regulation (437 items)





High Court harassment response; New IR bill; and more

The High Court has updated and publicised its s-xual harassment policies in the wake of findings against a former judge. Also in this article, Western Australia's new IR bill; an employee retrenched at the height of COVID-19 who saw her employer advertising jobs weeks later can claim unfair dismissal; and more. » more »


ABC backpaying $12m; Employsure denies misrepresentation; Minimum wage ruling; and more

The ABC is backpaying $12 million plus a $600k contrition payment after underpaying nearly 2,000 employees. Also in this article, ACCC allegations against a workplace advisor; minimum wages rise; and more. » more »


WorkPac casual appeal; Where employees want greater choice; and more

WorkPac is applying to appeal a ruling that has major implications for all employers of casual workers. Also in this article: how employers have upped the ante on wellbeing, concerns about mental heath support, new 'wage theft' laws, and more. » more »




"Compelling case" to extend JobKeeper; First-phase crisis response gets employee tick; and more

The end of the JobKeeper stimulus poses a "significant threat" to Australian employment, a labour market analyst warns. Also in this article: organisations have largely impressed workers in their first-phase crisis response; employers weigh up keeping their workforce at home; new guidance on returning to workplaces safely; and more. » more »