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Employment and Industrial Law September bulletin

Dear members,

Welcome to the September issue of our Employment Law newsletter with curated articles and updates from our team. 


Can your employer dock your pay to meet the new super increase?

After much kicking and screaming, the Federal Government has agreed to an increase to the Superannuation Guarantee from 9.5% to 10%.


Update to the case law on mandatory vaccinations at work

Two recent unfair dismissal application decisions have further clarified the Fair Work Commission’s likely approach to mandatory vaccinations in the workplace.


The National Dust Diseases Taskforce releases its Final Report

Jonathan Walsh and Sean Sweeney review the Final Report regarding the prevention of accelerated silicosis and provide an update on silica-related injuries.


Respect@Work: the key changes in Australia’s sexual harassment laws

On 2 September, Federal Parliament passed the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work Amendment Bill 2021.
Mia Pantechis looks at what's changed and what's still missing.

Maurice Blackburn in the News 

Giri Sivaraman writes for on whether Australian employers can force workers to get the COVID vaccine. 

Read the story here


Kindest regards, 
The Maurice Blackburn Employment & Industrial Law team 

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