Redundancy in a transfer of business situation will usually be in circumstances where the “new” employer does not want to bring the employee onboard (for whatever reason) or the employee does accept a suitable alternate position. A recent case before the Fair Work Commission of Gravenall [2020] FWC 4499 (26 August 2020) (Gravenell Case) demonstrates…

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As part of the Modern Award Review there were changes made to some awards from 1 July 2020.   These changes may have the effect of increasing exposure to business risk and costs associated with engaging employees covered under the following Awards: Miscellaneous Award Some changes have included: The clarification of which employees are covered by…

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Payroll Tax is a State imposed tax on employers, assessed by the wages paid to employees, applicable when the total amount of wages paid by an employer or a group of employers exceeds a determined threshold. There are special provisions in these laws for ‘employment agents’ who procure the services of workers for their clients.…

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