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Costs of Settling Personal Grievances

Here's a really good article on the costs of defending PGs: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/settlement-agreements-pragmatic-alternative-litigation-erin-burke/?published=t

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Legal Latest - January 2016

The legal cases settled over the last few months have given a lot of food for thought.  This month will be a long summary – if you want more detail in an area please ask and I will find the relevant case detail for you.

These cases included:

  • Fines for breach of wage records etc
  • Criteria for identifying casual employment
  • When dismissals result in lost wages awards
  • Mediated Settlement Agreements without mediation
  • Suspension - good process
  • Easy ways to avoid big Health and Safety fines
  • Changes to visa requirements for Trades
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