New Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave

Under the Fair Work Act, employees dealing with the impact of family and domestic violence can: take unpaid family and domestic violence leave; request flexible working arrangements (if working for the same employer regularly for at least 12 months); and take paid or unpaid personal/carer’s leave, in certain circumstances. The Fair Work Act defines family [...]

2023-02-26T23:07:56+00:00February 26th, 2023|employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on New Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave

Wording is so important in employment law – meaning of the word “day”

The High Court decision in the matter Mondelez v AMWU [2020] HCA 29 was handed down on 13 August 2020.  It overturned the August 2019 Full Federal Court decision and restored the primary objectives of the Fair Work Act which embody flexible working and fairness at work. Problems with the Full Federal Court decision: There [...]

2020-08-23T23:56:15+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees|Comments Off on Wording is so important in employment law – meaning of the word “day”
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