The Guide to Employment & Workplace Relations in Australia 2016 is intended to provide general counsel, senior managers, line managers and human resources professionals with a comprehensive, straightforward and up-to-date overview of all areas of employment law, both federal and state, in simple and accessible language, presented in a practical and easy to read format.
This year’s Guide focuses on key aspects of the Fair Work Act, including the National Employment Standards and the complex array of laws regulating enterprise bargaining and industrial disputes. The Guide covers individual grievances against employers under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act, and deals extensively with termination of employment, discrimination and diversity. There is also guidance on navigating areas such as employee privacy, superannuation, taxation, work health & safety and managing global mobility and expatriate employment.
Our companion Guide to employment laws across 21 jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region, the Herbert Smith Freehills Asia-Pacific Employment Law Guide is also available..
Obtaining a copy
If clients would like to obtain a copy of either the Australian or Asian employment law guides, they are available for purchase by emailing Tracey French.
The contents of this publication, current at the date of publication set out above, are for reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking any action based on this publication.
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