Employment Law and Workplace Safety

Victorian Wage Protection Legislation Commences

Further to our previous Employment Law Updates, the purpose of the Victorian Wage Protection Act is to prescribe the methods by which employers must pay their employees’ wages, as well as regulate an employer’s ability to make deductions from employees’ wages.

Migration Program on Skills in Critical Need

Migrants sponsored by employers and those with critical skills now receive priority from the Department of Immigration. This means the processing time for employer sponsored and skilled migrants will be shorter and Australian industry can more easily access overseas labour for its ongoing needs.