Legislation & regulation (437 items)

Cough broke safety rules, warranted sacking; More JobKeeper changes proposed

An employee has failed to claim he was unfairly dismissed for coughing in a nurse's face while she took his temperature. Meanwhile "legacy" JobKeeper employers will retain some stand down flexibilities under proposed changes to the scheme. » more »


Timeframe shrinks for JobKeeper 2.0 forms; S-xualised comments deserved the sack; and more

A 'technicality' in the JobKeeper 2.0 extension has brought the deadline back by one week to Monday 24 August. Also in this article: an employee sacked for sexualised comments has lost his claim, and a wrap of recent unfair dismissal cases. » more »






Dismissal claim gets green light after COVID salary cut; Updated JobKeeper direction "fair"; and more

A senior manager's unfair dismissal claim can proceed after a COVID-19 salary reduction put her below the high-income threshold, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article: amended JobKeeper directions prioritise full-time workers; in-house labour hire EAs blocked; and more. » more »




JobKeeper direction overturned; Case law wrap; New wage theft bill

The Fair Work Commission has on appeal overturned a ruling that it was reasonable to direct both permanent and casual employees to work the same minimum hours each week while receiving JobKeeper. Also in this article, orders for a former HR manager; new rulings on redundancies, dismissals and more; and another state introduces 'wage theft' laws. » more »