ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Hear what Cathy Lyndon’s views are on the developments in the Industrial Relations and Enterprise Bargaining area within Australia. Are you aware of all these?
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Minter Ellison Partner and industry recognised employment lawyer, Karl Blake, highlights the two most important things to remember when discussing accessorial liability, based on feedback from the recent HR Law Masterclass. If you’re in HR, definitely watch this!
We learn from Cathy Lyndon what is happening in the EB and IR space. Specifically also, “Since the Aurizon Full Bench decision in 2015 the position has changed, and the Commission has recognised that the legislative scheme does not require, or indeed intend, agreements to continue in perpetuity.”
Beth Robinson of Minter Ellison talks to us about the increase in cases involving ill and injured employees in the workplace, specifically those related to mental health. Beth provides readers with her top four pieces of advice for 2017 in relation to such matters.
Minter Ellison’s Karl Blake further details issues around accessorial liability in this exclusive interview. He also highlights what he sees as key challenges for employers in 2017, including “continued focus on the responsibility of franchisors and others up the supply chain… the operation of the new Building Code… expect some changes to the making of enterprise agreements”.
Experienced IR Senior Associate, Kate Lehane, thinks that “something which is causing a lot of concern for employers at the moment are the prescriptive processes around enterprise bargaining and issues surrounding the ‘better off overall test’. A number of recent decisions have created some real doubt around these issues,” she writes in this exclusive.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Minter Ellison’s Tony Pick recently reminded us on this video of the importance around “accessorial liability” provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Recent changes have meant this topic is a hot button issue for all in the HR, senior management and employment law profession.
Minter Ellison’s Special Counsel Cathy Lyndon recently spoke at the HR Law Masterclass series on recent developments on employment law within Australia. In this exclusive article, Cathy provides us with answers and explanations to questions received from attendees at the event; this is a must read!
“You need to be conscious of this [AMWU v Donau Pty Ltd  FWCFB 3075] decision when terminating the employment of any permanent employee who has had a period of continuous, regular and systematic casual service – especially in redundancy programs,” writes the Minter Ellison team. Read more about its impacts.