The ATO has recently clarified its position in relation to superannuation payments in respect of annual leave loading....read more
Casual employment just got a whole lot more expensive – does your organisation know how to mitigate this risk? 16 Jan
Does your organisation employ casuals?...read more
There have been some important to changes to most modern awards in recent weeks....read more
New laws regarding using or providing labour hire services will shortly commence. These changes affect all aged care and community service providers....read more
As we move into the final stages of winter, the cacophony of coughs and dripping of noses is intensifying in many Australian workplaces.
The alleged “forced” resignations of two senior AFL officials last week after disclosing affairs with co-workers has again sparked public debate about the legal issues and consequences surrounding workplace romances:
The Fair Work Commission has ruled that additional flexibility in part-time rostering is not necessary in order for aged care and community service providers to meet their obligations under the NDIS.
The value of the Federal Penalty Unit is set to increase by approximately 15% from 1 July 2017.
Hynes Legal is proud to announce that three of the firm’s team members have, once again, featured in The Best Lawyers in Australia for 2017/18.
In a landmark decision the Fair Work Commission today ruled that existing Sunday penalty rates in Hospitality and Retail Awards no longer achieve modern award objectives and do not provide a fair and relevant safety net.
Do you intend to shut down operations over the Christmas and New Year period this year?
Outsourcing and offshoring is particularly fashionable at the moment with businesses of all shapes and sizes exploring strategies to keep labour costs down whilst still maintaining high operational standards and efficiencies.
A recent decision of the Full Federal Court to uphold a 2015 decision of the Fair Work Commission highlights some of the practical difficulties employers may face when dealing with the impact of domestic violence orders in the workplace.
FWO cracking down on employment conditions in the aged care and disability service industries – it's time to get your house in order!12 Sep
In November 2015 the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) commenced an audit campaign in the health care and social assistance industry (one of Australia’s largest employing industries).
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