Legislation & regulation (407 items)


Accessorial liability fine; STP headcount reminder; Workplace inquiries; and more

The Fair Work Ombudsman has successfully prosecuted a manager for accessorial liability relating to sham contracting, underpayments, and other breaches. Also in this article, a reminder on headcount ahead of payroll changes; new inquiries into jobs growth and workplace safety; and more. » more »



Which employees are "award-free"? Gender equality leaders named; and more

The Fair Work Commission has cast some doubt on which employees can be considered "award-free", employment lawyers warn. Also in this article, a record number of workplaces have received gender-equality recognition; skills shortages are the top threat to company growth; the national data breach scheme begins today; and more. » more »




HR hot spots 2018

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In this HR Daily webinar, two employment lawyers will outline emerging risks and the 2018 'state of play' in a range of hot topics likely to include accessorial liability for HR professionals, s-xual harassment claims, and more. Premium members should click through to request a complimentary pass, while free subscribers can upgrade their membership level here for access or register as a casual attendee. » more »



Pay expectations increase; Whistleblower authority proposed; DV research; and more

Australian employees' pay rise expectations are at a six-year high, new research shows. Meanwhile, an inquiry has recommended whistleblower rewards as part of a new penalty regime; workplace domestic violence management is failing; and more. » more »