Thee Federal Circuit Court has taken a broad view of what constitutes a workplace right by awarding an employee $144,570.48 in compensation plus a...
Thee Federal Circuit Court has taken a broad view of what constitutes a workplace right by awarding an employee $144,570.48 in compensation plus a pecuniary penalty
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has imposed significant penalties on employers that have underpaid their employees.
Employers who can demonstrate they can effectively deal with bullying conduct may avoid bullying orders being made by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).
Interim remedies are available to employers who suffer loss from unlawful picketing activities – Yakult Australia Pty Ltd v National Union of Workers & Ors  VSC 151
FWC determines it will not suspend protected industrial action at the request of the employer, where the employer is not willing to and does not negotiate...
FWC holds that reinstatement can be an untenable proposition when an employee has lost trust in his or her employer (rather than the more common reverse scenario).
Although a recent study that looked into seafarers’ safety and wellbeing found an overall positive safety culture exists, it also highlighted a range of risk factors and negative...
Employers need to be mindful of the legal complexities that managing the mental health of employees brings to the workplace.
The Fair Work Commission has decided that its anti-bullying jurisdiction extends to alleged bullying of a Chairperson of a board.
The Fair Work Commission has shown it will be particularly critical of employers who have chosen not to explore ways an employee might be able to return to...
By taking proactive steps to recognise and reduce bullying in the workplace, the Fair Work Commission may be discouraged from issuing anti-bullying orders against employers.
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has found that an accountant and payroll service provider, Ezy Accounting, was involved in the underpayment of an employee of Ezy’s client