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Monthly Archives: January 2022

I can manage myself – A lesson in bullying and performance management

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has rejected an employee’s application for anti-bullying orders, after finding the employee had, on occasions, been “blatantly misogynistic”. The employee, who began reporting to his female supervisor last year, was put on a performance improvement plan (PIP) by the supervisor, following concerns about his performance, including missing targets, late starts …
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New changes to community land laws

The Community Land Development Act 2021 (NSW) (Development Act) and Community Land Management Act 2021 (NSW) (Management Act) reforms have commenced on 1 December 2021. The new laws are aimed to modernise the development, management and operation of community schemes in NSW. See below brief introduction on community schemes and summary on the key legislative …
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Decennial Liability Insurance

After a spate of issues plaguing the building and construction industry in recent years, the NSW government is proposing the introduction of a decennial liability insurance scheme (DLI) with the view of increasing protections for owners and purchasers of residential apartments. What is DLI? DLI is a mandatory defects insurance scheme which affords purchasers of …
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