Why Employers Need A Code Of Conduct – A Case Study

Why Employers Need A Code Of Conduct – A Case Study

Here is an example of a ruling that makes clear that employees who make personal or anonymous social media posts which conflict with the obligations or values set out in their workplace code of conduct may be dismissed as a result. On the 7 August the High Court...
Preparing for the Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Preparing for the Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Disability service providers should start preparing for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. The Royal Commission, established in April 2019, has released its Terms of Reference. These Terms of Reference...
Do These Employment Law Updates Affect You?

Do These Employment Law Updates Affect You?

With the ever-changing terrain surrounding Australian businesses and their specific industries, employers and employees should be aware of recent Employment Law updates that have been made effective in the new financial year. These changes include increased salary...
Is your workplace complaints procedure legally compliant?

Is your workplace complaints procedure legally compliant?

You should review prior complaints by clients, families and staff and ensure your workplace complaints procedure is legally compliant in the lead up to the Disability Royal Commission The Royal Commission has been charged with investigating violence, abuse and neglect...
Minimum Wage Increase In Modern Awards

Minimum Wage Increase In Modern Awards

In May this year the Fair Work Commission held its annual review of wages, in which it was decided on a minimum wage increase of 3%. Whilst you likely heard that the increase would apply to the National Minimum Wage, most workers actually have their minimum rate of...