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Businesses: sham contracting, buying and selling. The impact of the FWA 2009 paper


The Fair Work Act 2009 has resulted in a major change to industrial relations in Australia and the full impact on businesses, both large and small, is still uncertain. The Fair Work Ombudsman is very active in auditing and monitoring employers and Fair Work Australia has issued some creative
interpretations of the Act.

In this paper, the author looks at the impact of the legalisation when buying or selling a business, the crackdown on sham contracting, and other matters of concern that may affect how you advise your clients.

Author profile:

Andrew Cameron
Andrew Cameron is a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and has over 25 years experience advising people and businesses in law, industrial relations and human resource management. He has acted for many employers in Tasmania providing quality advice designed to meet business requirements and has a practical and professional approach to HR/IR issues. A respected advocate, Andrew was previously a Partner in a New South Wales law firm and has 10 years experience in private legal practice. Current at 18 October 2012 Click here to expand/collapse more articles by Andrew CAMERON.

This was presented at 2012 Tasmanian State Convention.

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