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VICTORIAN LABOUR HIRE LICENSE REGISTRATION AMNESTY PERIOD

The Labour Hire Authority has advised that they are accepting late labour hire license applications from compliant providers (without penalty).

Employment Law Update Spring 2019

Labour Hire Licence for Victorian labour hire businesses The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (‘Act’) came into operation on 29 May 2019. The Act requires that from 29 October 2019: Victorian labour hire providers must have registered with the Labour Hire Licensing Authority and obtained a license; and Victorian labour hire hosts must only…

Employers Face Substantial Increase In Termination Claims

In the financial year 2018/2019, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) saw a substantial increase in the number of general protections (adverse action) and unfair dismissal claims made by employees. Do you understand your rights and obligations surrounding termination of employment?

1 January 2020 Deadline Looming for Mandatory Whistleblower Policy

From 1 January 2020, it will be mandatory for all public companies, large proprietary companies and registerable superannuation entities to have a whistleblower policy that complies with section 1317AI of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).