Publications By James Pomeroy
23rd January 2015
The Australian Government has given the Productivity Commission broad terms of reference to undertake a public inquiry into the performance of Australia’s workplace relations framework, including the Fair Work Act 2009 (FWA) and identify improvements that can be made. The Productivity Commission has today released 5 issues papers that deal with a range of topics to be addressed by the inquiry and pose a number of questions to guide public submissions on those topics.
12th December 2014
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has now concluded its first year with new powers to make orders to stop bullying.
11th June 2014
We discuss the new rates and thresholds that apply from 1 July 2014.
4th June 2014
In this edition of @Work we look at some key changes for employers to note from the Budget, the first substantive decision from the Fair Work Commission on bullying and the recent case where two employees refused to work overtime.
18th December 2013
From 1 January 2014, the Fair Work Commission will have jurisdiction to hear and deal with bullying complaints. We discuss the new laws.
6th May 2013
Welcome to the latest edition of our @Work newsletter, bringing you key updates in the employment and safety sectors.
1st May 2013
Considering the key rules relating to surveillance of employee emails by private sector employers in Australia. This was first published in Internet Law Bulletin (2013) (16)1.
26th November 2012
The Federal Government has released its exposure draft of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Draft Bill 2012 (Draft Bill) for public consultation. The Draft Bill is intended to replace the five separate pieces of Federal legislation which currently regulate anti-discrimination law in Australia.
13th September 2012
In this issue of @Work we cover the High Court’s first adverse action decision, an employer’s liability for the unlawful conduct of its employee and officer’s duties under the new work, health and safety laws.