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Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce that the Industrial Law title of The Australian Digest has been reissued with a series of exciting new enhancements. With improved currency, the Commonwealth material has been re-organised to reflect the Fair Work Reforms, broadly following the conceptual approach found in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). The retained ...more
The Fair Work Commission Rules 2013 were registered on ComLaw yesterday, commencing today, Friday 6 December. They include transitional arrangements and repeal previous Rules.
Users of Fair Work Legislation 2013 should be aware that the Rules included in that volume, therefore, have now been superceded. Subscribers to National Workplace Relations will see the new Rules appear in that product shortly.
When “Fair Work Legislation 2013” was published almost four months ago, changes to the pieces of legislation were known to be commencing in the first part of next year, including those affecting the Fair Work Act from 1 January in relation to workplace bullying and right of entry.
To allow practitioners to see what those changes would look like in context, these changes were included in ‘future commencement’ notes within our consolidation. With these notes, customers can rely on this year’s volume comfortably into 2014.
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Joanna Vincent, the 2013 winner of the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition. This year’s prize was held on Wednesday 6th November at the Fair Work Commission in Sydney, and once again showcased the outstanding talent of students and recent graduates passionate about workplace relations. L to R: Joanna Vincent, ...more
The Commonwealth does not have the constitutional authority to enact legislation regarding work health and safety (formerly referred to as “occupational health and safety”). Therefore, attempts at harmonisation of such legislation have required the agreement of all Australian States. In 2008, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) signed the Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational ...more
Latest publishing news: Fair Work Legislation 2013 has published today in print and eBook+book formats. Our standalone eBook offering released late last week, meaning practitioners now have a full complement of media format from which to choose.
Current to 1 July 2013, this is the version of Australia’s workplace laws as they stand going into the September Federal Election.