Does your business provide labour hire or use labour hire?

By | February 13th, 2018|HR, News|

By Samantha Abbott The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (“the Act”) commences on 16 April 2018. The Act responds to the Report [...]

Pre-employment Medicals

By | February 13th, 2018|HR, News, Staff Policies and Processes|

By Carlen Lowe Employers owe a high duty of care to its employees and a pre-employment medical examination may go [...]

‘Tis the season for employers to be aware of their obligations.

By | November 8th, 2017|HR, News|

By Carlen Lowe Christmas and end of year celebrations and are upon us again and in addition to organising a [...]

National Safe Work Month

By | October 5th, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, Industrial Relations, News|

October is National Safe Work Month. Safe Work Australia has released the Key Work Health and Safety statistics for 2017 [...]

Turnbull Government raises the bar for employment records.

By | September 6th, 2017|HR, Industrial Relations, News|

By John Salter The Federal Government has passed new legislation which will make the completion and retention of accurate records [...]

Queensland tightens its workplace health and safety framework.

By | August 23rd, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News|

By Carlen Lowe. Following the workplace tragedy at Eagle Farm racecourse and the heartbreaking incident at Dreamworld last year, the [...]

Five things employers should do following a workplace accident

By | July 13th, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News|

By Carlen Lowe  “Every action in the present prepare us for the future.” ― Lailah GiftyAkita It is something every [...]

Fair Work Commission lifts minimum wage rates

By | July 12th, 2017|HR, Industrial Relations, News|

By John Salter The Fair Work Commission President Justice Iain Ross handed down the commission’s annual judgement recently on what [...]

5 ways your safety culture could impact the outcome of a common law claim

By | July 12th, 2017|HR, News, Staff Policies and Processes|

by George Williams Long gone are the days when workers wore sneakers and singlets to work sites, hard hats were [...]

Employer’s liability and management of employee fatigue

By | July 4th, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News, Staff Policies and Processes|

By Carlen Lowe, Associate and Clint Kanther, Senior Associate - BTLawyers You’ve got an employee who’s just finished working four [...]