Category: Employment Law

Victoria passes legislation to criminalize wage theft

Victoria has become the first state to criminalise wage theft, with the Wage Theft Bill 2020 passing both houses of parliament this week. The legislation will take effect on 1 July 2021 and will create…

So you’ve stood down your workforce. Now what?

By now, most businesses have had to make difficult decisions in the face of COVID-19. For some, that has meant standing down all or part of their work force. This is a concept new to…

Returning to work – one step at a time

With government restrictions set to lift, it is important that employers consider and plan for the practical issues that may arise with a return to the workplace. Some matters that will require consideration before employees…

Privacy Awareness Week is just around the corner

Kalus Kenny Intelex is a proud supporter of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW). PAW is an important initiative run every year by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, aimed at raising awareness of…

JobKeeper FAQ’s answered

The JobKeeper Payment, a temporary scheme open to businesses impacted by the coronavirus, has raised many questions. Here we seek to answer the most frequently asked: What is the JobKeeper Scheme? Businesses impacted by COVID-19…

Maintaining your workforce in times of uncertainty

Employees are the key to a business’s success, its number one asset. But in uncertain economic times, businesses often need to consider reducing their workforce. The risk, however, is that by making employees redundant, businesses…