Posts Tagged: Minter Ellison

How are you dealing with issues around accessorial liability and chain of responsibility?

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”.

Are you having issues with the prescriptive processes around enterprise bargaining and BOOT?

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.

Employees to ‘double dip’ on entitlements?

“You need to be conscious of this [AMWU v Donau Pty Ltd [2016] 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.