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Right to disconnect

Right to disconnect

As a late addition to the second tranche of Closing Loopholes changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), this amendment certainly got a lot of attention, particularly given a large portion of businesses are still grappling with working arrangements in a post-pandemic...

What I learned from HR professionals

What I learned from HR professionals

Early on in my career, I wrote an article titled ‘Think like a lawyer.’ At that time, I was a lawyer in private practice and surrounded mostly by people who thought very much like lawyers do! Fast forward eleven years, I am back, working as a lawyer after over five...

Flexible working – what employers need to know

Flexible working – what employers need to know

There have been recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) which will make changes to the current flexible work provisions in place. Whilst the Act gave eligible employees the ability to make a request for flexible work, there was little recourse under...