Common Law and General Protections
The Spring 2016 issue of Workplace Review contains the following articles: “For whom the bell tolls? Employment law compliance – it’s not just the employer’s responsibility” – Neil Napper and Daniel Proietto; “Is there still an implied term of reasonable notice on termination?” – Shauna Roeger and Professor Andrew Stewart; and “Workplace Review’s year, in review” – Craig Ryan. Also featured is an interview with Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James, and the following sections: Focus On: ACT; Common Law and General Protections; Work Health and Safety; as well as Diary, and The Last Word.
The Spring 2015 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Regulation of union ballots in Australia – a reflection” – Keith Harvey; “Sections 433 and 561 of the Corporations Act: Priority to payment of employee entitlements?” – John-Paul Redmond; “‘Bullying’ in common law litigation” – Lachlan Robison; as well as the following sections: Focus on Queensland: “Gramotnev v Queensland University of Technology” – Geraldine Dann; Interview: “Doing it his way: Martin Ferguson steps out of Labor’s shadow” – by Steven Andrew; Common Law and General Protections: “Identifying the prohibited reason for adverse action, rears its problematic head again” – Mark Caile and Dr Victoria Lambropoulos; Book Review: Hogs & Sybarites, “When We Were Young & Foolish” – reviewed by Ed Day; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Winter 2015 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Who has custody of a police officer’s goatee?” – Catherine Bembrick; “Elder abuse – an issue for employers?” – Rick Manuel; “Allegations and consequences: How should an employer respond to an employee’s misconduct?” – Luke Scandrett and Neil Napper; “Recent privacy considerations arising in the workplace – social media and limitations on collection and use by employers of employee-generated content” – Elizabeth Raper and Philippa Munton; Focus on South Australia: “Developments in reasonable notice and unfair dismissals” – Rick Manuel; Focus on Victoria: “Corporate accessorial liability” – Steven Moore; Interview: “Richard Kenzie: Without fear or favour – industrial relations the Kenzie way” – by Steven Andrew; Common Law and General Protections: “Tattsbet Ltd v Morrow: Employee or contractor?” – Andrew Denton; “Additional comments on “workplace rights”” – Victoria Lambropoulos; Work health and safety: “Drug testing in the workplace – does a worker’s “right” to privacy restrict an employer’s ability to effectively minimise work health and safety risks?” – Michael Tooma and Niaz Payne; Book Review, The Last Word, Diary and Artworks.
The latest Part of the Workplace Review includes the following articles: “Dismissal based on breach of employer policy – searching for the boundaries of “reasonable”” – Leila Chacko; “Cosmic radiation, aircrew and WHS obligation” – David Chitty; “The implied duty of mutual trust and confidence – necessary or dangerous?” – Ashleigh Mills; “Comparison of the current construction industry Government Procurement Codes for the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland” – Luke Scandrett and Neil Napper; and “Solicitation or “staying connected”? How to protect your client base in an online space” – Peter Wright and Dean Schubert; and an interview with the Fair Work Commission’s Senior Deputy President Lea Drake on women in the law and valuing a robust work ethic. Also in this Part are the following sections: Focus on Western Australia; Common Law and General Protections; The Last Word; Diary and a review of the following book: “Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law”.
The latest Part of Workplace Review includes the following articles: “The restoration of QC and the opportunity for choice” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; “Living for the weekend: Should weekend penalty rates be reduced or abolished?” – Emily Aitken; “Penalty rates: Do employer claims stack up?” – Tom Kavanagh; and “Inappropriate behaviour on picket line results in lawful dismissal” – Mark Curran. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Focus on: Northern Territory; Common Law and General Protections; Book Review; and Diary. There is also an interview with Tony Sheldon and a special section commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Workplace Review.
The Winter 2014 issue of Workplace Review includes the following articles: “Anti-bullying update – Fair Work Commission decisions” – Shane Wescott, Annika Anderson and Neil Napper; “Secondary boycott actions under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010” – Robert McClelland; and “ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd v Goudappel” – Andrew Parker. Also in this Part is an interview of Professor Joellen Riley and an opinion piece by Gerard Phillips, as well as the following sections: Focus on Western Australia; Common Law and General Protections; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Autumn 2014 edition of Workplace Review includes an anti-bullying update from Shane Wescott and Neil Napper, an article about the interplay between collective bargaining and industrial action by Joanna Vincent, an interview of Michael Tooma, a special feature of drawings by Simon Fieldhouse, as well as several interesting sections, including Focus on: SA, Focus on: WA, The Last Word…, Diary and the brand new section Common Law and General Protections.