Keeping abreast of employment-related legal developments can be challenging. To help you stay up to date, Corrs Chambers Westgarth contributes to the Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review, a regular e-publication covering employment-related legal developments in 14 jurisdictions across Asia.
In their chapter this quarter, John and Anthony provide comment on several key employment law developments in Australia during 2018, including:
- Victoria’s long service leave legislation being updated to increase flexibility and early access to long service leave;
- the Federal Court confirming substance over form when assessing casual employment in WorkPac Pty Limited v Skene  FCAFC 131;
- updates to Modern Awards in relation to requests for flexible working arrangements and termination payments;
- changes announced by the Australian Government in relation to the Working Holiday Maker Visa Program; and
- the Victorian Parliament passing legislation providing for long-service leave portability for cleaning, security and community sector workers.
You can access a copy of Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review – Q4 2018 here, or click the ‘DOWNLOAD PDF’ button.
The Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review provides general advice only and should not be treated as a substitute for legal advice. While care has been taken by each participating law firm to ensure that details relating to their respective jurisdiction are correct, no responsibility can be taken by any of the participating law firms for losses arising from reliance upon the contents of this Report.
Should you have any specific questions, please contact John Tuck or Anthony Forsyth.
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