The primacy of contract in employment law

The High Court recently handed down two decisions that provide important guidance as to the categorisation of work relationships in Australia.

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A ‘shot in the arm’ – A roadmap to mandatory vaccination

The latest judicial guidance for employers implementing a mandatory vaccination policy.

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Mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations: recent challenges to Public Health Orders

The latest advice from the Law Society’s Employment Law Committee regarding recent challenges to Public Health Orders.

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General Freedom of Speech? Not an academic question

The High Court decision of Ridd v James Cook University and implications for intellectual freedom.

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Cultural Diversity Guidance for the legal profession

The Law Society’s Cultural Diversity Guidance outlines steps legal practices can take steps to implement cultural diversity and why it makes good business sense.

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The road to reform: key changes in Australia’s sexual harassment laws

The Government response to the [email protected] Report – welcome reforms or a missed opportunity?

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An onerous onus – Displacing the reverse onus of proof

Why Qantas’ reasons for outsourcing during the COVID-19 pandemic don’t measure up.

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Mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations: are they lawful?

The latest advice from the Law Society’s Employment Law Committee regarding mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations and the workplace.

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Moot point: when is a gig not part of the gig economy?

Reading industrial awards ‘as a whole’ may require consideration of how different constructions are likely to be understood in the relevant industry.

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The primacy of contracts: High Court rules on casual employment

High Court rules on casual employment, and the primacy of contracts over hopes and expectations.

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