TOPIC: Employment law

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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Surveillance in the workplace

Surveillance in the workplace

Surveillance of employees is becoming increasingly prevalent in many workplaces, with the assistance of advances in technology.

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Tips for negotiating a better employment contract

Tips for negotiating a better employment contract

Less than one percent of employees negotiate their contracts. A contract does not just determine your salary - it sets the overall terms and conditions for your employment.

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Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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Will disputes

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY wills may seem like an easy option, but they're often more trouble than they're worth. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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