Containing coronavirus: workplace considerations

With employers around the world being called upon to play a lead role in containing COVID-19, we explore some of the key workplace issues.  

What’s in a name? Modern award changes and new compliance safeguards

An in-depth examination of the hot topic of modern awards and ‘annualised wage arrangements’.  

‘Show me the money’: security for costs in Fair Work class actions

The FCA has held that third party litigation funders can be ordered to pay security for costs directly. By JACK DE FLAMINGH & VANESSA MCGLYNN…

Workplace surveillance and improperly obtained evidence

Questioning the admissibility of surveillance and covert recordings in workplace disputes. By JACK DE FLAMINGH and JAMES CONNOLLY.  

What McDonald’s can teach us about franchisor liability

Searching for solutions to the dilemma of franchisor liability for workplace breaches. By GLENN FREDERICKS

A day in the life: Federal Court takes personal leave back to basics

What you need to know about the Federal Court’s landmark judgment on personal leave. By JACK DE FLAMINGH and ALANNAH HOGAN.  

Public servants all atwitter: High Court has its say on “free speech”

What employers and employees can learn from the much-hyped Comcare v Banerji judgment. By JACK DE FLAMINGH and DANIEL ARGYRIS.  

The ‘hidden crime’: slavery in Australia in 2019

It’s the crime we look at but don’t see: here’s what slavery looks like in Australia in 2019.

Losing my religion, losing my job?

Israel Folau’s dispute with Rugby Australia has exposed the glaring legal chasm between employment contracts and our right to share views on social media.

Consent, the Privacy Act and biometric scanners in the workplace

An in-depth look at the privacy implications of collecting employees’ biometric data.