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10 September 2019 - Human Resources Law

In the recent significant decision Mondelez v AMWU [2019] FCAFC 138, the Full Court of the Federal Court clarified that an employee’s annual entitlement to 10 days’ personal leave under the NES should be calculated on the basis of a ‘working day’ (the number of hours worked in a 24 hour period) as opposed to a ‘notional day’ of 7.6 hours.

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Two roles don’t equal one – Federal Court clarifies multi-hiring arrangements

6 March 2019 - Human Resources Law

The Federal Court has confirmed that employees can have more than one job with a single employer and that each job can be treated separately for the purposes of calculating allowances and overtime.

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Festive Greetings and Office Closure Dates

10 December 2018 - Firm News, Other News

As we draw close to the end of another year, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support of CIE Legal in 2018.

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Nothing casual about the response to the Workpac v Skene decision

22 November 2018 - General Commercial, Human Resources Law

A recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court has thrown a metaphorical hand grenade into the debate as to what constitutes casual employment.

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Record penalties for making false or misleading representations

15 November 2018 - Building & Construction, Competition & Consumer Law, Dispute Resolution, Firm News

Today the ACCC announced that the Federal Court has ordered We Buy Houses Pty Ltd and its sole director, Rick Otton , pay record penalties totalling $18 million on for making false or misleading representations about ways that investors could create wealth by buying and selling real estate.

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