Stewart's Guide to Employment Law
Publication Date 19 Feb 2018
OverviewStewart’s Guide to Employment Law is renowned for its succinct and accessible coverage of this complex area of the law. The author’s unique expertise and experience make this a high-quality book with a clear and cohesive style. This is a highly regarded, dependable choice of book for anyone needing an introduction to employment law. Key Features of the New Edition This new edition explains the various amendments made to the Fair Work Act under the Turnbull Government, in relation to matters such as enterprise bargaining, industrial action and the enforcement of employment entitlements. It highlights important changes to the regulation of workplace relations in the building and construction industry. Covers the many variations made by the Fair Work Commission in the course of its first (and last) four-yearly review of modern awards. Those variations include significant alterations to penalty rates in certain industries, as well as provisions on casual and part-time employment, payment of wages and the taking of annual leave. The text has been updated to incorporate other new case law since the last edition, including important decisions on the making and termination of enterprise agreements, adverse action and termination of employment. Reference is also made to various changes to State laws, particularly in Queensland, where the State industrial system was revamped in 2016.