As part of the four yearly review of modern awards, a Fair Work Commission Bench (FWC) has made a decision to insert a clause into modern awards to convert casual employment into part time or full time employment, after a qualification period.
Two recent cases in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) highlight the difficulties applicants may face at times fulfilling the experience requirements for trade licences.
This practical workshop will help WH&S Managers, Risk Managers, Operation Managers and Project Managers understand whether they are meeting their legal obligations.
The privacy battle between Ben Grubb and Telstra has highlighted the lack of clarity around the definition of metadata and scope of personal information. The Privacy Commissioner’s determination has brought the issue from the political arena into the public eye.
A recent decision handed down provides an excellent summary of key legal principles underpinning health and safety legislation. It also provides very good insight into the issue of when an entity “engages” a contractor for the purposes of health and safety legislation.
Accountants usually retain the services of tax lawyers when legal issues are jeopardising their client’s financial integrity.
What is a reasonable Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and why should a solar household in Bundanoon receive less than a solar household in Ballarat?
From July 2017, Victorian solar households will see a rise in the mandated minimum FiT. While this is good news for Victorians, residents of other states are left to compare and negotiate a FiT from their retailer. As a result, many are left with a less than fair and reasonable FiT.