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  • Sep 15
    New Labour Hire Licensing Scheme Announced

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    The Victorian Government recently announced the details of a new licencing scheme for labour hire businesses. Victoria will become the third state to introduce labour hire licensing laws, following Queensland and South Australia. To obtain a licence under the new scheme a labour hire operator will...
  • Sep 15
    Supporting Young Workers

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    The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as part of our Supporting Young Workers program, has released resource materials, designed to help employers manage the safety of under 25 year olds in the workplace.
  • Sep 14
    Changes to the Fair Work Act came into force 11 September 2017

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    The Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Act 2017 which came into force 11 September 2017 brings a raft of amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 including a range of criminal offences.
  • Sep 14
    Adverse Action not limited to dismissal

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    The Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCCA) has found a railroad employee was treated adversely when his employer cancelled a training session after he refused a shift due to carer’s responsibilities and concerns about fatigue. The employee, a locomotive driver represented by the Australian...
  • Sep 14
    FWC finds a refusal to offer a casual shifts harsh and unjust

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    The Fair Work Commission (“FWC”) has found a café supervisor was unfairly dismissed when he was advised by the owner he wouldn’t be offered any shifts. The owner attempted to defend the claim on the basis the employee was not a regular casual and was therefore not dismissed...

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