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Barclay decision overturns controversial Adverse Action ruling

Last week, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in the high profile Barclay matter – upholding the appeal of the employer (Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE – ‘BRIT’) against an Adverse Action verdict. The matter has important implications for employers, particularly those with a Union presence in their workplace, in essentially clarifying how…

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Manager personally fined for taking Adverse Action

Here on the CCER blog, we recently answered some key questions on Adverse Action, to assist employers in ensuring compliance with the legislation. In a landmark decision made only last week, a manager at Qantas has been fined personally for coercing and taking adverse action against an aircraft engineer after the employee made a complaint…

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Are you up to scratch on Work Health & Safety?

This week the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten announced the launch of a new work health and safety resource kit for volunteers. The new kit is aimed at assisting volunteers, and employers who engage them, to understand the new work health and safety laws and how they apply.

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Are you up to scratch on Work Health & Safety?

This week the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten announced the launch of a new work health and safety resource kit for volunteers. The new kit is aimed at assisting volunteers, and employers who engage them, to understand the new work health and safety laws and how they apply.

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