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Liability of Advisers – Accounting firm held liable as an accessory

March 13th, 2018
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On 16 November 2017, the Federal Circuit Court made orders against a professional advisory accounting firm, Ezy Accounting, for their involvement in the underpayments of employees by a Japanese restaurant chain.  An order which was the first of its kind under the accessorial liability provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009, sends a clear message […]

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The FWO’s must have Accessory this season!

February 12th, 2018
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The accessorial liability provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“Act”) have been the subject of particular utility by the Fair Work Ombudsman (“FWO”) as its focus continues to be on ensuring accountability for breaches of workplace laws, especially in circumstances of exploitation of vulnerable workers.  As a result, the FWO is prepared to […]

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Join us at the last Cairns AHRI event for 2017

November 28th, 2017
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Partner, Mark Peters and Lawyer Madonna Galeano from Peters Bosel Lawyers together with Tina O’Donoghue from Total Management and Training will be presenting at the final AHRI event for 2017. Mark and Madonna will focus on employment law issues including accessorial liability, probation periods and flexible work arrangements. Tina will present on workplace health and […]

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Have you got your ducks is a row? Plan and Protect your Business Seminar

October 17th, 2017
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Peters Bosel Lawyers and Brien Leibinger Lawyers have joined forces to present a seminar in Atherton on Thursday 9 November 2017, covering two distinct areas: Mark Peters and Madonna Galeano, of Peters Bosel Lawyers, will present a lively session covering a range of useful tips in 10 areas relevant to employment law and workplace relations […]

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More Protection for Workers – Introduction of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Act

September 28th, 2017
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On 15 September 2017, the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 (“Vulnerable Workers Act”) commenced operation after receiving royal assent on 14 September 2017. As a result of a well-publicised investigation into the exploitation of vulnerable workers by high profile employers, the Fair Work Ombudsman’s focus turned to addressing gaps in the legislation […]

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