Australian Labour and Employment Law, 2nd Edition

A clear and comprehensive analysis of recent developments in labour and employment law

Published: 01 June, 2024

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Australian Labour and Employment Law, 2nd edition has been extensively overhauled with more comprehensive analysis and interpretation of employment law and industrial relations in Australia.


• The significant rulings in the High Court decisions of Jamsek and Personnel Contracting in 2022 on the legal status of employee versus contractor
• The legal status of gig workers
• Proposed reforms to ensure that 'employee -like' workers receive protection of the labour laws
• The contract of employment through court rulings on terms of the contract and implied terms
• The unfair dismissal jurisdiction and legislative changes on sexual harassment and unfair dismissal
• Changes to the minimum standards
• The new expanded right to request flexible work arrangements
• Collective bargaining and the changes brought about by the Secure Jobs Better Pay Act in 2022 and 2023
• New provisions about supported bargaining (operative June 2023)
• New approach to multi-enterprise bargaining
• Developments in the 'general protections' under the Fair Work Act
• Trade union law and controls on strikes

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