Workplace View

    View Authors November 2012

    Welcome to the November edition of Workplace View, which focuses on some of the latest labour and employment developments in Australia. This month's newsletter includes:

    • Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012 - an outline of some of the amendments proposed by this Bill which was introduced into Parliament in October 2012.
    • Rectification of employment agreements: the act of putting it right – a discussion of a recent Western Australian Supreme Court case, Russell v RCR Tomlinson Ltd, which applies the little used equitable doctrine of rectification in the context of employment agreements. 
    •  Rolling eyes may constitute "bullying" under definition in new Code of Practice – is there a risk that under this definition, trivial employee actions may amount to bullying?