A recent Federal Circuit Court decision, Sagona v R & C Piccoli Investments Pty Ltd & Ors  FCCA 875 (30 April 2014) (“Sagona”), serves as an important reminder of employers’ obligations in relation to pregnant employees in the workplace. In Sagona, the Court held that the respondents, a photography business and its two directors/managers/shareholders, […]
The Full Federal Court has upheld Rebecca Richardson’s appeal against Oracle Corporation Australia, awarding her damages of $130,000 for sexual harassment, and ordering Oracle to pay the costs of the appeal. In February 2013, the judge at first instance found that Ms Richardson had been sexually harassed and that Oracle, as her employer, was vicariously […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2014 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world. L&E Global remains committed to offering our clients, HR professionals and academics the most comprehensive legal insight from around the world, now and in the future.
An International Guide to Employment Law Across 26 Jurisdictions offers analysis on a host of employment law matters, ranging from hiring foreign nationals and business transfers to wages, annual leave and working time.
This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 15 L&E Global member firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
L&E Global’s Special Report on International Restructurings covers the types of restructuring methods available to employers, provides statistical analysis on restructuring activities throughout Europe, North America, and the South Pacific, details efforts to improve or minimize restructuring and highlights restructuring trends in the L&E Global member countries. This report is an example of L&E Global’s […]
Topics covered: productivity, efficiency, flexibility and cost reduction mechanisms under the current legislative regime; the mechanisms available post election; innovative EBA trends; the importance of individual contracts in Australian industrial relations (from CRAs to IFAs); and change management now and into the future. Please click here to access the webcast video and presentation for your […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2013 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world.
On Wednesday 13 June, 2012, Shana Schreier-Joffe, CEO and Senior Team Leader, Harmers Workplace Lawyers presented “The Contract of Employment” to a small group of senior legal and HR executives. In this session, Shana covered the importance of the contract of employment and focused on the creation of the employment contract, the terms of the […]
On Thursday 19 April, 2012, Shana Schreier-Joffe, CEO and Senior Team Leader and Jenny Inness, Senior Associate and Team Leader of Harmers Workplace Lawyers delivered a training presentation to senior management, legal and HR professionals entitled “Workplace issues and their investigation” at the Swissotel, Sydney. In this session, Shana and Jenny considered the role of […]