Colin Biggers & Paisley
Host employers and insurers should be aware of potential liability risk if a labour hire worker is injured on assignment.
The labour hire licensing trend is sweeping across Australia and non-compliance could lead to hefty fines for providers.
All labour hire providers must have a licence and users of labour hire services must only work with licensed providers.
Employers may be affected by the annual award increases or by the deadline for Victoria's labour hire licensing scheme.
The Labour Hire Licensing Act establishes a licensing system to regulate the provision of labour hire services in Victoria.
The article examines 5 proposed Labor changes which could impact most on employers in the field of employment relations.
This Limelight discusses the requirements, risks and penalties brought about by the Victorian labour hire legislation.
This case is an example of a tough stance on sham contracting with its serious consequences of underpayment of workers.
Despite the fact that use of labour hire remains steady over the past decade, the FWO spotlight is on labour hire firms.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Act has introduced a mandatory licensing regime for providers of labour hire services to protect Queensland workers.
Employers should develop, implement and review appropriate governance structures to ensure compliance with the FW Act.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Victorian Parliament passed legislation implementing labour hire licensing requirements (following Qld and SA).
Recently introduced laws requiring labour hire firms operating in certain States to obtain a license.
Many contractors and sub-contractors in the civil construction industry are likely to be covered by these new laws.
APRA recently wrote to RSE licensees, outlining its expectations for outsourcing arrangements with related parties.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article discusses how legal systems and insurance policies fail to keep up with ever-changing service scenarios.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Various articles discuss case studies and outline the opportunities and risk that come with new ways of working.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
The Labour Hire Licensing Act will ban businesses from entering into labour hire arrangements with unlicensed providers.
New Qld licensing regime requires labour hirers to have a licence or high penalties are imposed.
HHG Legal Group
Article discusses new gig economy whereby temporary positions are filled with independent workers for short periods of time.