This podcast discusses recent authorities on the issue of the general protections under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).
The written contract determines if a person is an employee or contractor, not post-contractual conduct.
Constructive dismissal is when an employee feels they have no other choice but to resign from their employment.
Many employment contracts contain clauses that could restrict employees during or after their employment.
Herbert Smith Freehills
This week, the Victorian Government released its response to the recommendations of the Ministerial Taskforce on Workplace Sexual Harassment.
Hall Payne Lawyers
Comcare, the Federal 'no-fault' workers' compensation scheme, insures Commonwealth Government employees.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
New Covid regulations are in effect from 1 August 2022, raising many questions for employers. The biggest changes are that quarantine for SARS-COV-2 infected persons is ...
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every individual and business in Canada. Due to economic turbulence and uncertainty, businesses have collapsed and individuals have been terminated with limited warning.
As of December, many federal employers will be required to provide employees with up to 10 paid days of medical leave as a result of amendments to the Canada Labour Code.
MLT Aikins LLP
Amendments to the Canadian Competition Act (the "Act") received Royal Assent on June 23, 2022, some of which are aimed at protecting workers form anti-competitive conduct of employers.
Managing employees who refuse to comply with a corporate face mask policy can be challenging for employers. In Canada, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has officially weighed in on the debate.
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melancon
On May 24, 2022, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec ("Bill 96"), which makes significant amendments to the Charter...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Employment lawyers are often asked to consider whether an individual is an "employee" or an "independent contractor". This is an important distinction for employers as the consequences...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Au cours des dernières années, les employeurs ont vu leur résilience mise à rude épreuve. La pandémie de COVID-19 leur a toutefois permis de tirer d'importantes leçons qu'ils peuvent...
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
In a decision dated July 13 of this year, Justice Marc Saint-Pierre of the Quebec Superior Court ordered that an employee who had been guaranteed a job "for life" by his employer...
Le transport routier de marchandises n'a pas été épargné par la révolution numérique, et a subi d'importants bouleversements et transformations avec notamment une « ubérisation » des services d'intermédiation entre transporteur et chargeur.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In this German-language podcast, Jacqueline Piran and Andre Appel from our Berlin office discuss major changes to German employment law effective August 1, 2022.
Khaitan & Co LLP
By way of a circular dated 27 July 2022 (New Circular), the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) issued a clarification on the status of student-trainees...
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
SSEK Legal Consultants has contributed the Indonesia section of the new Asia Employment Law: Mid-Year Review of employment law developments across 14 jurisdictions in Asia
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Remote work has been playing a key role in Italy, as everywhere in the world, since the pandemic started. During the height of the pandemic, the Italian government promptly intervened...