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Workplace Sexual Harassment Laws in Australia: 2023 Legislation Update

February 21, 2024 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The 2023 updates to sexual harassment laws mark a significant stride toward safer, more inclusive workplaces.


New Australian Legislation to Protect Gig Workers

September 5, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The Australian government has introduced new legislation to protect gig workers. A landmark bill titled “Closing Loopholes” is being reviewed by parliament and is expected to come into effect in 2024, with an exact date yet to be set.

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JobKeeper Explained: Reducing Hours

August 17, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

JobKeeper has assisted many businesses to survive during the Covid-19 restrictions. It has been the support they need, and kept their staff employed.


Increase in Paid Domestic Violence Leave for Small Business Employees

July 27, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Changes to paid family and domestic violence leave entitlements for employees at small businesses come into effect on the 1st of August, giving employers just a few days to prepare.

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Labor Plans Easier Access to Full-Time Employment for Casuals

July 25, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

Offering a glimpse of the next phase of Labor’s employment reforms, Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke has announced plans to revise legislation surrounding casuals converting to full-time contracts.


The Minimum Wage is Increasing

June 2, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review outlined the 2024 minimum wage rate will increase to $24.10 per hour effective from 1 July 2024.


Update: The Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act

May 29, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act is the biggest employment law reform since the Fair Work Act first came into effect in 2009. To keep your business up to date, here is a roundup of the changes.


New Shutdown Rules for 78 Modern Awards

April 23, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

As a part of Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) four-yearly review of modern awards, 78 modern awards have new shutdown rules in place.


Fair Work Act Amendment: Workplace sexual harassment

February 24, 2023 | Author: Adam Wyatt

There has been an amendment to the Fair Work Act to protect workers, prospective workers, and persons conducting or undertaking a business by prohibiting sexual harassment, effective from 6 March 2023.


Respect@Work Bill passes Parliament

November 29, 2022 | Author: Adam Wyatt

The Australian Government has introduced the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect@Work) Bill 2022.

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