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Post Archive - February 2020

Post Archive - February 2020

Key changes to annualised salary arrangements
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Key changes to annualised salary arrangements

Key issues. The modern awards that have been impacted by this change include: Clerks - Private Sector Award 2010;, Legal services Award 2010; and, Manufacturing and Associated Industry and Occupations Award 2010., Some of the changes to any annualised salary arrangement include: An obligation to notify, in writing, the employee subject to an annualised wage on certain ...

  1. Employment Law and Workplace Relations Blog

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Online directories and appointment booking platforms
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Online directories and appointment booking platforms

In David McMullen's recent article, Online directories and appointment booking platforms: Reminders from the ACCC and the Federal Court, David shares his insights on: the ACCC's proceedings against HealthEngine in the Federal Court of Australia concerning allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct;, legal considerations in relation to privacy and consumer protection issues; and, what dental (and health care) practices should do to mitigate risks....

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Hospital negligent for discharging patient without diagnosis of acute aortic dissection and causing death
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Hospital negligent for discharging patient without diagnosis of acute aortic dissection and causing death

Case background In October 2013, Mr Boxell experienced chest pain and was taken to the emergency department at Frankston Hospital (‘the Hospital’). Following examination, observation and investigation, no cause for Mr Boxell’s pain was found, and he was discharged without a diagnosis. The next day Mr Boxell died at home as a result of acute aortic dissection (‘AD’)....

  1. Health Blog

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