HR Horrors – Australian Employment Law update: Webinar recording and insights.

Author Angela Franks
October 17, 2023

We are delighted to share with you our “HR Horrors – Australian Employment Law” webinar recording and insights.

On Thursday 12 October 2023, our ever-popular webinar HR Horrors returned with more nightmare-fueled cases and our regularly scheduled update on all things employment law. Hosted by Angela Franks, Partner Frazer Jones our guest speaker Cilla Robinson, Partner, Clayton Utz discussed all the key updates in the employment law space.

Key topics covered in the webinar include:-

  • New annual leave shutdown rules for awards – An employer may not direct an employee to take leave without pay during a shutdown period
  • Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023 – New reforms covering Superannuation, Migrant workers, Gender neutral parental leave, Pay deductions, and Long service leave
  • Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 – with changes coming into effect 01 July 2024 – Same job same pay for labour hire, casual employees, minimum conditions for gig workers, low cost jurisdiction for contractors, and the definition of employment
  • Senate Inquiry into Wage Theft – A Senate committee investigated the unlawful underpayment of employees and made 19 recommendations to stop the practice
  • Pay equality and reducing gender pay gap
  • Fixed term contracts
  • Liability for AI generated content and many other regulatory compliance obligations

For a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, or for more details and conversation about any of your recruitment needs, please contact Angela Franks.

To watch the full recording click below

For details on upcoming events with Frazer Jones click here.

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