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Case note - When is an impairment not an impairment

Managing an ill or injured employee’s return to work is a complex issue that many managers face. In a recent case before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) an employee was...

Right Claim? Wrong Jurisdiction?

It is not uncommon for a local government employee to bring a claim against a council in the wrong jurisdiction. The confusion can lead to unnecessary costs of dealing with the matter and frustration...

Sponsoring Skilled Foreign Workers

Businesses are facing increasing challenges to finding skilled employees with the right mix of qualifications and industry experience to meet their resourcing needs. The global market offers many...

Are your casual employees really permanent employees?

By Nikki Holden Supervised by Troy Wild Peak Services Legal   A landmark decision of the Full Bench of the Federal Court will cause employers throughout Australia to re-examine the...

Legal Representation in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

By Greg Newman and Troy Wild Peak Services Legal  The question of legal representation of parties in industrial proceedings under the Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld) (IR Act)...