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Minter Ellison has been voted one of Australia’s top 100 companies that university graduates want to work for.
Full Federal Court rules that partly ‘aspirational’ grievance policy was contractual and criticises company's investigation
This decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court is another sharp reminder to employers about the need to ensure their policies do not inadvertently become contractual.
Minter Ellison advised the NSW government over the procurement of Northern Beaches Hospital in a ‘first of its kind’ transaction.
Sometimes when an employer discovers a building defect, it would not be worthwhile for the employer to sue because the main contractor may not have the means to pay the awarded sum.
Minter Ellison has been awarded a 2014 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation by the federal government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
In November 2013, ASIC announced a review of its regulatory guide and class order for employee incentive schemes in the form of ASIC consultation paper CP 218.
High Court decision: the implied term of trust and confidence in employment contracts is not part of Australian law
Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker is a landmark decision — resolving the vexed issue of the existence and application of the implied term.
A common misconception for higher-education institutions is that tax is not an issue because they are charitable not-for-profits and therefore tax exempt.
The government announced an independent review of the integrity of the Subclass 457 programme on 25 February 2014.
Samantha Betzien, a partner in the human resources and industrial relations group in Brisbane, has won the Queensland Woman Lawyer of the Year award.
Minter Ellison has acted for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in its High Court appeal over whether the implied term of trust and confidence applies in Australia.
The Australian Business and Community Network, piloted by Minter Ellison, has received the Global Best Award for the ‘Focus’ student mentoring programme.
The High Court has handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker — ruling that the implied term of trust and confidence is not part of Australian law.
How would an organisation handle the reinstatement of a dismissed employee while the matter is being heard?
Conflicts of interest can be an inevitable part of employment for university academics, especially when performing different roles.
SAFE has announced reforms to its foreign exchange administration in order to make it easier for Chinese individuals and companies to invest abroad.
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia imposed fines on a company totalling AUD313,500 for sham contracting and related contraventions of the Fair Work Act 2009.
Minter Ellison has announced a range of senior appointments, including eight new partners, five special counsel and 25 senior associates.
A court has confirmed that the ability to work night shifts was a genuine occupational requirement for a registered nurse who was engaged in roles that provided 24/7 care.
The deadline for employers to report share-based awards is approaching. The ATO is increasing its focus on ESS reporting compliance so employers should be aware of some of the traps.