TOPIC: Employment law

More than just a damaged ego: defamation in the current climate

More than just a damaged ego: defamation in the current climate

From Rebel Wilson to Joe Hockey and Geoffrey Rush, the past few years have been dotted with high profile Australians making claims for damages to their reputation. But you don’t have to insult someone famous to find yourself on the receiving end of a defamation lawsuit – so what does the law say?

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When is a casual actually a permanent employee?

When is a casual actually a permanent employee?

Full Federal Court confirms casual employment is defined by substance and not form.

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Changes to Long Service Leave in Victoria

Changes to Long Service Leave in Victoria

In May 2018 changes the Victorian Parliament approved changes to the Long Service Leave Act, making long service leave fairer and more flexible for women, parents and carers.

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Equal pay: we need to change our laws and our outlook

Equal pay: we need to change our laws and our outlook

We’ve reached that time of year again when we can expect to read the latest on Australia’s gender pay gap. That is, the average gap or difference between men and women’s annual earnings.

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