Browsing: Industrial relations, disputes & unions (424 items)


Workplace advisor breached consumer laws: Court

Industrial relations, disputes & unions
Industrial relations, disputes & unions

A workplace relations specialist breached Australian Consumer Law by making misleading representations that it was associated with government agencies, the Full Federal Court has ruled on appeal.


What the WorkPac ruling means for employers

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court's WorkPac ruling ends employers' uncertainty over class actions and reinforces the importance of setting clear expectations when employing casuals, a workplace lawyer says.


High Court puts end to casual turbulence and double-dipping claims

Casual, contract & contingent work
Casual, contract & contingent work

The High Court has put an end to the "turbulent" case law involving casual employment for the past few years, in overturning a ruling that a casual should have received permanent employee entitlements.


Managing asynchronous collaboration; Qantas loses adverse action case

Communication, collaboration & innovation
Communication, collaboration & innovation

Asynchronous communication is the key to work/life harmony, according to a remote-first HR leader. And Qantas has failed to prove it didn't take unlawful adverse action in outsourcing thousands of jobs during COVID-19.




Class actions failing workers; Paid FDV leave back in the spotlight; and more

Industrial relations, disputes & unions
Industrial relations, disputes & unions

Australia's class action regime is failing, with employees receiving as little as 51% of proceeds, an employer group says. Also in this article, new calls for paid domestic violence leave following a surge in cases. Plus: July law changes; HR appointments; and much more.



FWC increases minimum wage by 2.5%

Remuneration, benefits & recognition
Remuneration, benefits & recognition

The Fair Work Commission has increased the minimum wage by 2.5%, to take effect on 1 July.



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