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Making news: Employment Case Wrap-up

These important cases have been summarised and included in CCH’s Australian Industrial Law Reports.  The Australian Industrial Law Reports summarise industrial cases from all Australian jurisdictions on a weekly basis with links to the full text judgment provided by Austlii. Subscribers to this service can access the case digests via the links below. Not a subscriber? Try a free… Read More

Inaugural gender data reveals absence of strategy by business

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s inaugural gender data findings, released on 25 November, provide a comprehensive overview of workforce gender composition across Australian workplaces. With data for the 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014 reporting period indicating that employers by and large are not taking a strategic approach to gender equality, the agency has… Read More

“Stop whingeing!” – Which employment complaints could lead to an adverse action claim?

By Janine Young (Partner) & Anthony Forsyth (Consultant) of Corrs Chambers Westgarth (Corrs) The Federal Circuit Court decision in Evans v Trilab Pty Ltd [2014] FCCA 2464 (30 October 2014) has again raised for consideration the nature of the “workplace rights” that form the basis of the protections offered to employees under Part 3-1 of… Read More