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Christmas One Liners

Posted by on 15 December 2017 | 0 Comments

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Test Your Knowledge

Posted by on 14 December 2017 | 0 Comments

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Q1. At the last minute, after all Christmas/New Year’s leave for staff was finalised, one of your employees requested annual leave for 27 – 29 December 2017, which you declined. The employee then texts you on the morning of 27 December to say they ate too much Christmas fare and are not well enough to come to work.

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Personal Liability for Employment Breaches

Posted by on 1 December 2017 | 0 Comments

Most business owners, directors, managers and employees are unaware that they can be personally liable for penalties and the payment of legislative entitlements. A person who incites, instigates, aids, or abets any breach of an employment agreement is personally liable for a penalty of $10,000 for each breach.

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No Personal Grievances for High Earners?

Posted by on 1 December 2017 | 0 Comments

A Private Members Bill, ‘The Employment Relations (Allowing Higher Earners to Contract Out of Personal Grievance Provisions) Amendment Bill’, had its second reading in parliament yesterday, although this was interrupted by a number of speeches.

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