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31 July 2013 - Human Resources Law, Legal Updates
With the new financial year under way, employers should be aware of the changes to minimum employment conditions that have recently commenced operation, or due to commence soon.
16 July 2013 - Human Resources Law, Legal Updates
The Federal Court recently handed down a fine of $3.55 million to a franchisor, as well as individual fines to the directors and company officeholders, who were found to have engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct. The severity of these penalties highlights the importance of ensuring disclosure documents and franchise agreements are factually accurate and compliant with the Franchising Code of Conduct. Failure to comply can result in heavy penalties being imposed on both the franchisor and the individuals involved.
28 June 2013 - Human Resources Law, Legal Updates
In a late sitting yesterday, the Senate passed the Fair Work Amendment Act 2013, approved by the Lower House earlier this month. This will result in a range of changes to the Fair Work Act.