Future of Work: Adapting to the democratised workplace

The new world of work: report warns of an unprecedented rise in workplace activism Across all sectors and geographies workers are becoming more vocal in articulating their views – about the workplace, their employer and about wider social issues – and increasingly holding organisations to account, enabled and amplified by social media. This trend is … Read more

Australia: Safety Podcast EP1 – Industrial Manslaughter

In the first podcast in our work health and safety (WHS) series, our WHS Partners, Steve Bell and Aaron Anderson, discuss the impending introduction of industrial manslaughter offences across Australia. They reflect on the progress and trends since it was introduced in Queensland, following the tragic Dreamworld and Eagle Farm fatalities. Steve and Aaron look … Read more

Australia: Industrial Relations Law Reform Agenda

We’ve had such a demand for our summary of the proposed industrial relations reforms we’ve decided to make them publicly available. These unique resources are the result of dedicated research and updating by Senior Associate Wendy Fauvel and Solicitor Natassia Smith, and are the only guides you need to understand the detail of each party’s industrial … Read more

Australia: Federal Election Reforms

We’re delighted to have launched our Australian Federal Election Reforms – IR Policy and the 2019 Federal Election hub. Look forward to weekly additions to this site focusing on the practical impacts for business in the face of the upcoming election. This week, Rohan Doyle considers Enterprise Bargaining – if it’s ‘Broken’, is there a … Read more

France: Recent and Upcoming Labour Reforms

Several important employment law reforms have come into force recently or will come into force shortly, both at the EU and French level. Below are some of the changes to expect for 2019: Read more

Australia: Overview of Labour Hire Licensing in Australia

The Victorian labour hire licensing scheme will commence on 29 April 2019. There is a six month transition period which ends on 29 October 2019. Please click the map below for a summary on the current status of licensing schemes around Australia at a State and Federal level.  Read more

Asia Employment, Pensions & Incentives Update

Authors: Fatim Jumabhoy, Partner, Singapore, Rebecca Lim, This month we take a look at some upcoming changes to the employment law landscape in South Korea: read about those changes here. We also consider the requirements to hire disabled employees in Taiwan and how employers can comply – click here to read more. Our Asia comparative … Read more