EPL.Files | September 2017 EPL.Files | September 2017

EPL.Files | September 2017

7 September 2017 | EPL.Files

Employment law can certainly be a minefield as demonstrated in the four cases presented in this issue of EPL.Files.

We consider whether 1) a labour hire employer can dismiss a worker because a host employer has ceased engaging that worker on the grounds of misconduct; 2) the imposition of hefty penalties on a company which dismissed its employees to re-engage them as independent contractors; 3) the fairness of a dismissal of an employee who used his work email account to make a complaints to a third party; and 4) whether agreeing to an employee’s request to be demoted constitutes adverse action.

We also provide a summary of the recent amendments made by the Victorian Government to the Working With Children Act 2005, and the subsequent implications for employers.

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