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Welcome to The Evolving Workplace podcast. This is the first edition of our team’s new podcast series, which will unpack some of the most topical issues facing employers. 
 
If the start of 2020 is anything to go by, it is clear that this will be another challenging year for employers. In just the first few months of this year employers have had to grapple with the implications of the Mondelez decision, changes to annualised salary provisions under some Modern Awards, the #wagetheft movement and of course appropriate responses to unprecedented issues such as the bushfire crisis and most recently Coronavirus.
 
In this edition, Partner Felicity Edwards and Special Counsel Sam Jackson discuss some of the emerging issues of 2020, including the outcomes of the Dreamworld coronial inquest, industrial manslaughter laws and how employers should be responding to Coronavirus.

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If there are topics you’d like us to explore in The Evolving Workplace, please let us know.

 

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About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover five key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 877 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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