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May 24, 2013
  On 14/03/2013 the Migration Amendment (Reform of Employer Sanctions) Act 2013 (Cth) amendment to the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) received the Royal Assent with substantive amendments to commence on 01/06/2013. The amendments create a new civil non-fault penalty section and in some instances criminal sanctions in relation to allowing or continuing to allow an unlawful non-citizen to work, in...
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In this issue: we report on union eligibility rules; what constitutes an offer of acceptable alternative employment; the consequences of an employee’s refusal of a settlement offer; an ATO ruling on ordinary hours of work; and whether a complaint about employment made to an employer can constitute a ‘workplace right’. Union eligibility rules = coverage...
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Acting CMC Chairperson appointed Thursday, May 16, 2013 Attorney General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie has announced Dr Ken Levy as Acting Chairperson of the Crime and Misconduct Commission. Mr Bleijie said the six month appointment was confirmed by the Governor In Council today. “Dr Levy will lead the CMC through what will be...
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Dovedeen Pty Ltd & Anor v GK [2013] QCA 116   JUDGES: Fraser and Gotterson JJA and Margaret Wilson J Separate reasons for judgment of each member of the Court, Fraser and Gotterson JJA concurring as to the orders made, Margaret Wilson J dissenting in part ORDERS: 1.     Grant leave to appeal 2.     Allow the...
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