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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … Continued

Employment, Safety & People 2017 in Review

The Maddocks Employment, Safety & People team has summarised the most important employment, safety and industrial relations law cases of 2017 and the implications stemming from those cases for 2018 and beyond. 

2017 in Review provides an overview of the major issues from the year and then examines cases in the following areas:

  • general employment
  • enterprise agreements and bargaining
  • discrimination, bullying and managing injured workers
  • safety
  • rights of entry and the ‘Code’
  • workplace investigations.

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