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Can employees be stood down in the event of an IT systems failure?

03 August 2021

In June, the world’s largest meat producer, JBS Foods was targeted by a large scale cyberattack that caused it to…

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Director faces prison for workplace death

26 July 2021

In a stark demonstration of the consequences of failing to properly meet work health and safety standards, a company director…

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Changes to part-time employment in retail

13 July 2021

In late June, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) determined to vary the General Retail Industry Award 2020 (Retail Award) to,…

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Understanding parental leave entitlements

06 July 2021

By Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal Parental leave (sometimes referred to as maternity or paternity leave) is an entitlement that will…

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Terminating casual employees: a euphemism-free zone

22 June 2021

By Alex Millman and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal Over the last few years casual employment has received significant attention, first…

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Mental health and performance management: Achieving the right balance

08 June 2021

By Andrew Piper and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal Heath authorities have warned, and it is fast becoming clear, that the anxiety and…

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Legal Beagles | Bullying in the workplace

25 February 2020

A topic very near and dear to the Legal Beagles hearts.  Cal and Al return this week with a topic causing some stress for well-known…

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Legal Beagles | Does this wage look right to you?

24 January 2020

Does this wage look right to you? The Legal Beagles, Cal and Al, return for 2020 with a brand new analysis on the…

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Legal Beagles | Top 10 Dismissals of 2019

18 December 2019

2019 is drawing to a close, so the Legal Beagles decided to go over their favourite (and most infamous) dismissal decisions of the…

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Legal Beagles | Social media

17 September 2019

Our favourite Legal Beagles talk about the trials and travails of social media and workplace law, but will they ever…

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Legal Beagles | Swearing in the workplace

17 September 2019

Cal and Al are back again, this week taking a look at the issue of swearing at work. What are…

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