For a long time now I have been concerned about how section 44 of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act is marketed to the WA mining industry as an important part of supervisors’ obligations.
I wrote previously about the difficulties applicants may have with the often complex and confusing process of lodging an application with Fair Trading for a trade contractor’s licence. This is especially the case where the applicant is engaged by a builder on a subcontract basis, without holding a licence and then seeks to reply on this experience in their licence application.
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.