Disputes, Liabilities, Case Law

Unfair dismissal; Conflict resolution; Adverse action claims; rights and responsibilities; Accessorial liability

Company directors held to be personally liable as accessories to corporate respondents’ underpayment of employees in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia recently ruled that two company directors were personally liable as accessories to the corporate respondents’ contraventions because they were “involved”, within the meaning of section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). rticle courtesy of Harmers Workplace Lawyers – more here.

Whistle While you Work

On 12 March 2019, royal assent was given to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018, which amends several pieces of legislation, notably the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Read on here…