Job Keeper and Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). What are Employee safeguards?

Job Keeper and Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). What are Employee safeguards? On 9 April 2020, the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No.2) Act and Rules 2020 became law. Until 28 September 2020, the Fair Work Act is amended to allow employers who are eligible to receive the Job … Read more about Job Keeper and Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). What are Employee safeguards?

Is it time for junior lawyers to be covered by an Award?

A recent article in the Financial Review published on 21 January 2020 suggested that top tier law firms are reviewing more graduates’ hours and workloads due to potential underpayments (David Marin Guzman & Hannah Wootton, published on 21 Jan 2020, Financial Review).¹  Further, it has been … Read more about Is it time for junior lawyers to be covered by an Award?

FWC’s powers to amend applications and award costs (on its own motion), confirmed

The recent FWC Full Bench decision in Creative Every Day Pty Ltd t/as Sameway Magazine v Ms Yin Fun Leung1 on 9 August 2019, confirmed the Commission’s powers to amend unfair dismissal applications and award costs on its own motion, without any application by any party. The decision confirms FWC’s … Read more about FWC’s powers to amend applications and award costs (on its own motion), confirmed