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Random Drug Testing Approved by the Fair Work Commission

13 February 2018 - Human Resources Law, Legal Updates

CIE Legal’s Head of HR Law and Strategy Andrew Maher discusses the implications of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to uphold the right of an employer to reintroduce a policy of random urine testing after it had stopped the practice nine years earlier.

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The Strength of Small

7 February 2018 - Firm News

The strength of small Our Managing Partner, Peter George, reflects on his own journey from  a large national firm to CIE Legal and the benefits that small firms can bring. Recently, Globility released the results of a survey into ‘Global Trends in Hiring Outside Counsel’. It revealed that 62% of respondents believe small law firms… Read more »

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Victorian Government seeks to regulate labour hire providers

19 December 2017 - Human Resources Law, Legal Updates

Proposed legislation is currently before the Victorian Parliament that seeks to introduce a new licencing scheme regulating providers of labour hire and their customers.

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Festive Season Wishes and Office Closure

17 December 2017 - Firm News, Other News

As we draw close to the end of the year, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support of CIE Legal in 2017. Over the festive holiday period our office will be closed.

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Cold Storage: Landlord of retail premises ‘left out in the cold’

25 September 2017 - General Commercial, Leasing, Legal Updates

Landlords and tenants are on high alert following the decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal in IMCC Group Pty Ltd v CB Cold Storage Pty Ltd (2017) (‘Cold Storage’). The Court has affirmed the earlier decision of the Supreme Court which found against the landlord and held that the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) (‘Act’) did apply to a lease of warehouse premises.

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