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Landmark High Court Decision on Personal Leave Entitlements

On 13 August 2020, the High Court of Australia overturned a decision made by the Full Federal Court of Australia in August 2019, that personal/carer’s leave under the National Employment Standards is calculated in working [...]

By | September 11th, 2020|Categories: Employment Law|0 Comments

Reinvented Business Focus

I am sure that over the last few months since WA locked down and locked out the infectious Covid-19 virus your lives and your businesses changed. Ours certainly did. I want to share with you [...]

By | September 11th, 2020|Categories: News and Events|0 Comments

Employer fined $240K for non-payment of statutory entitlements

In a recent case before the Federal Circuit Court, a judge has set penalties of $240,000.00 against a company and its director, for failing to pay a worker’s full wages, public holiday rates and an [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Employment Law, Topical Issues|0 Comments

COVID-19 update

From our desks... It seems timely in this uncertain environment to send you our newsletter to let you know that we are still here and working for our clients at Havilah Legal. Like so [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: havilah events|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Employers’ Obligations

The outbreak of COVID-19 has given rise to issues that every employer must address, including employee entitlements and health and safety obligations. Some of the key issues are addressed below. Employers can direct employees who [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Employment Law, Topical Issues|0 Comments

Have I got a ‘Risky Business’ or is Risk Management just another layer of Red Tape?

Why is a Risk Management ‘framework’ important?  No matter what the business decisions or activity, there is inherent risk at every step of the way.  A business needs to manage its risks because they have [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Business Law|0 Comments