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Sean Wilson

Sean Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer at Workforce Guardian. With responsibility for general management, marketing, sales, customer care, IT and business administration. This includes leading product development of industry leading cloud HR solutions and managing a national partner program of over 300 major partners/resellers such as Telstra. Sean has also been the Deputy Managing Director since 2015.

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Boardroom Bullying– there’s a claim for that!

A worker is a worker and a company director is a company director, and never the twain shall meet. Although according to a recent judgement of the Fair Work...

FWC Casual Conversion Decision

The Fair Work Commission has determined that casual workers covered by 85 of the approximately 120 federal Modern Awards will be given the right to request...

Penalty Rate Changes 2017

On 5 June 2017, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a decision about how the changes to Sunday penalty rates will be introduced. The FWC decided they will...

Important Changes from 1 July 2017

In addition to the increased minimum wages and changes to penalty payments under some Modern Awards, there...

Many Employers Issuing Non-Compliant Contracts

Workforce Guardian regularly come across poorly-drafted employment contracts which expose the employer to significant legal risk.

In an effort to understand just how widespread this problem is, we decided to...

Court Finds Accounting Firm Liable

In a precedent setting legal decision, an accounting business has been found liable as an accessory for its role in the underpayment of employees by its client.

The Federal Circuit...

Recent Prosecutions – Accessorial Liability

The Fair Work Ombudsman regularly prosecutes key advisors, such as HR managers, accountants, bookkeepers and payroll personnel, for accessorial liability under Section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009...

Fair Work Liability Checklist for Business Advisors

Under section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009, key business advisors such as accountants and bookkeepers can be held personally liable as an ‘accessory’ for their clients’ breaches...

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