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Posted on 4 Jul 2014

Independent Contractors v Employees

It is often a complex question to determine whether an individual undertaking services or work is doing so as an “independent contractor” or whether, in truth, the individual is an “employee” of the organisation…

Posted on 4 Jul 2014

Bullying in the Workplace

Fair Work Act 2009 was amended in 2013 to provide the Fair Work Commission with broad powers to make orders to prevent workplace bullying. Workplace Bullying Bullying, whether in the school yard or at work,…

Posted on 4 Oct 2012

Workplace Relations

Risks associated with Social Media The phenomenal rise in the use (and misuse) of social media is something to behold. The way in which people now gather their news, communicate with their friends and…

Posted on 4 May 2010

Occupational Health and Safety in Victoria

Introduction In Victoria, occupational health and safety in the workplace is principally regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (“the Act’) and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (Vic). The…