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Everything employers need to know, including chapters on D&I, tackling harassment, global mobility and post-Covid policies

The new 2022 edition of our annual Guide to Employment and Workplace Relations in Australia has been published, providing a comprehensive and practical overview of Australian employment regulation.

This updated Legal Guide is intended as a reference tool for in-house counsel, line managers and HR professionals to obtain quick answers to the most common employment issues. We hope you find it useful.

Highlights from this year’s Legal Guide include:

A summary of National Employment Standards and modern awards – particularly helpful in gaining an immediate understanding of the key tenets of Australian employment regulation Chapters on discrimination, sexual harassment, diversity and workplace rights – following much political and social discussion last year, addressing systemic barriers for success at work will be key
Chapters on transfer of business, global mobility and engaging independent contractors - useful when dealing with cross border transactions and business mergers and acquisitions

A summary on enterprise bargaining and responding to industrial action – helping you to achieve a strong industrial relations strategy


Employer response to the COVID-19 pandemic
This new chapter to the Guide considers the legal risks associated with employer responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Guide is a product of the strength of our firm’s national team of Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety lawyers.

Click on the Download button below to preview the contents of our 2022 Employment and Workplace Relations Guide, and a summary which provides an overview of employment regulation in Australia.

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If you would like to obtain a copy of the Guide, please complete the form here.

Hard copies of the Guide are available to order for $89.95 per copy, and include a complimentary electronic copy of the Guide. Multiple orders of more than 5 copies will receive a 20% discount.

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