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Unpaid domestic and family violence leave now in modern awards
20 August 18
On 27 July 2018, the Fair Work Commission (Commission) issued a series of determinations inserting a clause providing for five days of unpaid domestic and family violence into all modern awards as of 1 August 2018. The government has also committed to introducing legislation as soon as possible to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) to incorporate theses new leave provisions.
Rare win for employer in indemnity costs case
20 August 18
In a rare win for employers, the Fair Work Commission has recently taken the unusual step of ordering indemnity costs against a manager accused of HR breaches, finding she kept pressing a ‘doomed to fail’ unfair dismissal application in a bid to inflict maximum harm.

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Webinar: Avoiding compliance issues with SMSF investments in private unit trusts
09 August 18
Many SMSFs have investments in private unit trusts, whether related, unrelated or ungeared.
Webinar Series – Topical issues in SMSFs – helping keep SMSFs out of trouble
09 August 18
This webinar series targets the issues we are seeing on the ATO’s hit list, and will discuss what to do now to protect your clients and how to respond when the ATO comes to help!