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  • 22/09/2015

    Labour hire and redundancy - what are your obligations?

    In a decision that sheds light on labour hire employers’ redundancy obligations in circumstances of 'ordinary and customary turnover of labour', the Fair Work Commission has dismissed a labour hire company’s attempt to circumvent its severance obligations.
  • 08/09/2015

    ‘Not guilty’ finding for company "officer" charged under harmonised WHS laws

    A project manager under the harmonised Work Health and Safety Act has escaped a conviction after the Court found he lacked the requisite authority. While the harmonised legislation does not apply in Victoria, this case provides an illustrative example for company directors as to what the Courts may look for in determining if they are personally liable.

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