Employment Law2018-08-20T08:46:31+00:00

Accounting firm liable as accessory

On 28 April 2017 the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (‘the FCCA’) held, in a precedent setting decision, that an accounting firm was accessorily liable for their involvement in contraventions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (‘the FW Act’)[1]. Judge O’Sullivan in Fair Work [...]

May 5th, 2017|Employment Law|

Abandonment of Employment

Abandonment of employment arises where for an unreasonable period of time an employee is absent from work or fails to return to work after a period of authorised leave without communicating or providing the employer any valid reason for the absence. Recent case law has [...]

February 27th, 2017|Employment Law|