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What is TOIL and How Does it Work?

What is TOIL and How Does it Work?​

Time off in Lieu which is commonly referred to as ‘TOIL’ is an employee entitlement to take time off from work in substitute for being paid overtime for any additional hours an employee has worked outside of their ordinary hours of work.

Toxic Workplace Fined $379,157.00 For Employee Fatality

Toxic Workplace Fined $379,157.00 For Employee Fatality

Court Services Victoria (CSV) recently pleaded guilty for breaching section 21(1) of the Occupation Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) for failing to provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risks to health where it was alleged that the toxic workplace culture of CSV contributed to an employee suicide.

Is a Director an Employee?

is director an employee

Often in employment law the question arises as to whether a director falls within the definition of ’employee’ for purposes of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

Employer Prosecuted for Employee Suicide​

Employer Prosecuted for Employee Suicide​

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) (OHS Act) after one of VBA’s inspectors took their own life in May 2022.

Terminating an Employsure Contract​

Terminating an Employsure Contract

Recently, we have had multiple enquiries from small business owners into the legalities of terminating a long-term contract with the workplace advice provider Employsure.