Issue 35, 2018

Thursday, 26 April 2018
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
High Court decisions show a need to change the rules Three recent decisions of the High Court provide a clear indication that the industrial relations framework in Australia is in dire need of repair, and, that the rules need to be changed. Brief points on each case follow:
Thursday, 26 April 2018
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill would impose high administrative burden on Unions; big fines and jail time for non-compliance Activist organisations and charities have been campaigning hard against the government’s Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding as Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 (‘the Bill’). But unions should also be concerned about the significant administrative burdens the Bill would place on them if passed into law, and the extreme penalties imposed for non-compliance – including lengthy jail terms.
Thursday, 26 April 2018
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law: Same-Same, but Different If you have been injured in the workplace or if your psychological health has been affected by your employment, you may be eligible to make a claim for workers’ compensation under a State or Federal Workers’ Compensation Scheme (Comcare).