An employer who failed to rectify underpayments in breach of a Court Order has been imprisoned by the Court.
Australia’s unique system of Modern Awards is a cause of considerable confusion and uncertainty, and finding the right Award can be tricky.
A Fair Work Commission decision has triggered changes which will result in millions of employees receiving five days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave per year.
The ten National Employment Standards (NES) form the foundation of Australia’s workplace relations system. This webinar explores the final five NES, and explains how they work in the real world.
The ten National Employment Standards (NES) form the foundation of Australia’s workplace relations system. This webinar explores the first five NES, and explains how they work in the real world.
A Federal Court has confirmed the need for employers to provide “unambiguously clear” written notice of termination and has clarified the scope of an employer’s obligation to pay a redundancy payment in circumstances where a particular employer lost a contract for work with a third party.
This half hour webinar will provide you with a comprehensive – yet easy-to-understand-overview of Australia’s Fair Work system, and how the laws apply to you, your business or your clients
The Fair Work Commission has held the sending of an offensive video to a group of colleagues via social media constituted a valid reason for an employee’s dismissal. This was despite the fact the video was sent from the employee’s home outside of working hours.
A majority of the High Court of Australia has held judges may make personal payment orders against persons found to have contravened a civil remedy provision of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“FW Act”). If such an order is made, the contravener cannot rely on an associated organisation (such as their union employer) to pay the penalty on their behalf.
Legislation regulating the labour-hire industry has reached Victoria’s upper house and follows the introduction of similar schemes in Queensland and South Australia. If passed, the new laws would require operators to pass a “fit and proper person” test and establish a new Labour Hire Licensing Authority and Office of Labour Hire Licensing Commissioner.