Tag archives: criminal liability

The criminal offence of failing to comply with collective redundancy notification requirements; can an administrator be guilty?  

The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) imposes duties on employers who are proposing to dismiss at least 20 employees as redundant at one establishment within 90 days or less.  One such duty is to notify the Secretary of State at least 30 days before the first of those dismissals takes effect … Continue reading

Civil and criminal proceedings under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

The fallout has continued from the industrial dispute between building company Grocon and the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), which culminated in a major blockade in Melbourne’s central business district in August 2012, with the Full Federal Court partially allowing an appeal by the CFMEU against a decision that would have permitted the … Continue reading
LexBlog