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 PH SOLICITOR NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2020

PH SOLICITOR NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2020

  • 24/02/2020 3:55:00 PM
When an employee’s role is no longer required to be performed, employers ought to take great care in making such a role redundant. Failing to do so may open an employer up for an unfair dismissal claim if the redundancy is not, or does not appear to be, genuine. This newsletter provides information to employers regarding the navigation of the redundancy process.
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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

  • 20/01/2020 1:18:00 PM
Mental health issues are commonplace in society today. It is therefore likely that employers will employ someone who suffers from a mental health condition at some stage. Employers ought to take a proactive approach to workplace mental health, particularly given that the development of mental illnesses can be contributed to by an unhealthy, stressful work environment, or through a particular workplace incident. Employers can take steps to minimise legal liability in relation to claims for compen...
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PH SOLICITOR NEWSLETTER - DECEMBER 2019

PH SOLICITOR NEWSLETTER - DECEMBER 2019

  • 18/12/2019 10:56:00 AM
Navigating the process for an injured worker to return to work can be a difficult task for employers. Approaching the process with care and attention can not only help to ensure a smooth transition back to work for the employee, it can also help to ensure productivity in the workplace, help to ensure WorkCover premiums do not rise, and importantly can help employers to protect themselves from legal claims which may arise for failing to adhere to applicable workplace laws.
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SEMINAR: Managing difficult and underperforming employees

SEMINAR: Managing difficult and underperforming employees

  • 28/06/2019 4:49:00 PM
Employees are one of the most valuable assets of any business. The aim of this seminar is to provide insight into the legal framework and how to manage employees effectively to reduce the risk of adverse legal proceedings by the employee against the employer.
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 Increase of 3% for the national minimum wage

Increase of 3% for the national minimum wage

  • 9/06/2019 11:09:00 AM
The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) requires the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) Expert Panel for annual wage reviews (Panel) to conduct and complete a review of the national minimum wage (NMW) and minimum wages in modern awards in each financial year. For the financial year 2019/202, the national minimum wage has been increased by 3%.
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Israel Folau Requests Rugby Australia Code of Conduct Hearing

Israel Folau Requests Rugby Australia Code of Conduct Hearing

  • 18/04/2019 5:13:00 AM
Israel Folau, arguably Australia’s best rugby union player, has today elected to proceed to a Code of Conduct hearing in relation to alleged breaches of the Code of Conduct applying to him as a professional rugby union player for Australia following social media posts of his which included a statement that homosexual people will go to hell. The Code of Conduct hearing will be a closed hearing, with a date to be set shortly. Folau risks the termination of his Rugby Australia playing contract in ...
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