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  • Feb 17
    From the Chief Executive 17 February 2017

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    This week, the Victorian Chamber publicly called for all political parties to end the uncertainty around energy pricing and supply by removing the moratorium on the exploration and development of onshore conventional gas.
  • Feb 17
    Misleading Human Resource Manager flouts investigation

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    An employee has been awarded the maximum compensation payment of 26 weeks’ pay, after being unfairly dismissed for serious misconduct relating to an un-investigated allegation of physical assault made by the Human Resources Manager (‘the HRM’) of the business.
  • Feb 17
    Full Bench Abandons Award Automatic Termination Clause

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    A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has confirmed the ‘Abandonment of employment’ clause contained in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010 (“Manufacturing Award”) does not result in an automatic termination of an employee.
  • Feb 17
    Mental health injuries account for 15% of all claims

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    Latest statistics from the Victorian WorkCover Authority indicate that mental health injuries currently account for 15% of all claims made under the Victorian workers compensation system. In addition to this more common law cases are arising where employees sue their employers for damages...
  • Feb 17
    Get your EMDG paperwork sorted

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    In the Global team, we are often asked about what sort of support is available for aspiring or current exporters. The EMDG scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance program aimed at supporting a wide range of industries to develop export markets. Now is a great time to get your...

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