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17 March 2021 - Human Resources Law
CIE Legal lawyer Ines Balint looks at the guidelines recently released by the Fair Work Ombudsman and SafeWork Australia on vaccinating employees.
11 February 2021 - Human Resources Law
Over the last year most offices have been ghost towns due to COVID-19 restrictions with many office workers working from home. While we are still in the middle of a global pandemic, Australia is in the unique position where, due to our low COVID-19 numbers, most office workers are now able to return to the office.
18 December 2020 - Firm News
This article first appeared in Lawyers Weekly on 18 December 2020. As 2019 turned into 2020, the team at CIE Legal planned the year ahead and coalesced around a “back to basics” mantra. I shared it with you at the start of March and promised to provide an update later in the year, writes Peter George. When, in… Read more »
8 December 2020 - Human Resources Law, Workplace Safety
In a decision which appears to have further broadened the scope of what constitutes ‘regular and systematic employment’ for casual employees, a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has upheld an appeal by a former employee seeking to have her prior period of casual employment counted towards the minimum employment period needed to pursue an unfair dismissal claim.
4 December 2020 - Firm News, Other News
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support of CIE Legal in 2020 and wish you well in 2021.