Journal article

A New Approach to Corporate Structures Involved in Labour Law Breaches

Helen Anderson

Australian Journal of Labour Law | LexisNexis Australia | Published : 2019


Employers may sometimes deliberately choose to structure their business operations in a way that puts their assets beyond the reach of employee claims. The legally liable company may use liquidation to frustrate recovery action by the Fair Work Ombudsman. This article urges those engaged in law reform to look beyond the form of these arrangements and instead to focus on their substance.

University of Melbourne Researchers