Author: Amy Zhang

WAGE THEFT

The new criminal law targeting wage theft

The Victorian Government recently passed the Wage Theft Act 2020 (Vic) (“the Act”), which establishes new criminal offences in order to target employers who dishonestly underpay or do not pay workers their employee entitlements, writes Amy Zhang The Act, which will not come into operation until 1 July 2021 unless […]

Do your pre-employment checks contravene privacy laws

Do your pre-employment checks contravene privacy laws?

There are a number of privacy pitfalls employers need to beware in conducting pre-employment checks, according to Amy Zhang, who says there are five key considerations employers should bear in mind when seeking to conduct pre-employment screenings The importance of hiring a suitable and qualified employee is invaluable and, in large part, […]