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False Promises and Broken Dreams - What to avoid when trying to hire a new employee


In this article, we discuss two cases where employers found themselves paying hefty damages to employees due to misrepresentations they made to potential employees. If an employer misrepresents future prospects of the company during the course of pre-contractual negotiations, it could be found liable for misleading and deceptive conduct under the Australian Consumer Law.

(From Not-for-Profit Law Notes June 2016Read more ...

 


Employee or independent contractor? ...
Superannuation obligations


Many organisations engage the services of a worker under the auspices of a “contractor agreement” in the hope of reducing tax and other obligations. However, there is no “quick fix”. Simply calling a worker a “contractor” on paper is not determinative of the relationship.

(From Not-for-Profit Law Notes July 2015)  Read more ...

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