If you are a Director of a company, a registered Australian body, registered foreign company or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation, you are now required to have a Director Identification Number (director ID). Key takeaway: Existing and prospective directors should consider applying for a director ID as soon as practical, to avoid inconvenience and…

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The Work Christmas Party can lead to claims early in the year. A sample of some of the claims our office at NB Lawyers – lawyers for employers have seen include: workplace bullying claims sexual harassment claims workers compensation applications general protections claims disputes and complaints under policy and procedure accusations of a criminal nature…

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The Fair Work Commission Full Bench decision of Construction, Forestry, Mar­itime, Min­ing and Ener­gy Union & Mr Matthew Howard v Mt Arthur Coal Pty Ltd T/A Mt Arthur Coal [2021] FWCFB 6059 (BHP Case) saw BHP have their mandatory vaccination direction overturned by the Fair Work Commission.  It is a significant decision in regard to how COVID-19 vaccine policies and directions should…

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