Legislation & regulation (442 items)




Personal & accessorial liability update

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Employer's 'admin action' defence rejected; Cases wrap; HR salaries; more

An employer has failed to prove its overtime changes, which caused a worker's psychological injury, were an 'administrative action' that should preclude it from compensating her. Also in this article, new cases on bullying, employee deception, redundancy and more; pay growth predictions for 2020... » more »



Appeal to clarify personal leave; Aggressive worker's dismissal stands; and more

A decision on employees' personal leave accruals, described as one of the most contentious cases of 2019, is on its way to the High Court. Also in this article: an aggressive employee's dismissal ruling will stand; top HR priorities for 2020; and much more. » more »



Onus is on employers to improve productivity; Woolworths class action; and more

More engaging and harmonious workplace cultures might boost productivity more than industrial relations reforms, according to a new discussion paper. Also in this article: Woolworths is facing a class action after disclosing its widespread underpayments; employees' eagerness to receive feedback can signal their intention to leave; and more. » more »


Redeployment offer wasn't "reasonable"; Whistleblower policies; and more

An employer has failed to reduce a worker's redundancy entitlement after offering her a new role that significantly increased her commute times. Also in this article, what constitutes 'meaningful work'; how Coca-Cola Amatil supports employees' chosen charities; and more. » more »