Category: Employment Law

Biometric data – know your rights and responsibilities

Biometric data has been in the spotlight recently with the announcement by the Victorian government that it will upload drivers licence photos to a national database which will initially be used by agencies such as…

Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving

We wish to update you on our exciting news!  Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving to 4 Riverside Quay, Southbank. We will be the same firm but, after more than 25 years at the Como Centre in South…

Changes to the casual conversion clauses – have you missed the deadline?

The Fair Work Commission has introduced a new “model casual conversion clause” to 85 modern awards that grants eligible, casual employees the right to request that their employment be converted to full or part-time employment….

Don’t go breaking my heart – what to do when key employees leave your business

They’ve been with you from the start, through the good times and the bad. They know your business inside and out. But what happens when key employees resign? Get it right from the outset The…

Harsher penalties for rogue employers

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 and recent Federal Court decisions highlight the importance of employers meeting their obligations to employees. What are your obligations as an employer? Record-keeping Employers must make…

Chain of responsibility: know your obligations

The chain of responsibility (CoR) laws which will come into effect on 1 July 2018 aim to ensure that everyone involved in the supply chain is responsible for compliance with the Heavy Vehicle National Law….