Employers and Franchisors Beware – New Bill Strengthens Watchdog and Imposes Tougher Penalties for Breaches of Workplace Laws

Earlier this month, TheĀ Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 passed both houses of parliament. When the Bill comes into force, employers, franchisors and holding companies will face significantly higher penalties if they contravene the pay slip and reporting obligations under the Fair Work Act 2009. Under these new laws, Franchisors will come under [...]