Industrial relations, disputes & unions (328 items)





HR consultant claims age, disability discrimination; Bargaining system 'collapsing'; and more

An HR consultant is claiming his former employer discriminated against him by favouring younger workers and sacking him while he was unfit for work. Also in this article, the key to stopping the collapse of enterprise bargaining, C-suite leaders' top concern heading into 2019, and more. » more »


"Double dipping" regulation proposed; Penalty for "unknowing" worker misclassification; and more

The Federal Government has proposed a new Fair Work regulation to prevent casual employees from "double dipping" on entitlements. Also in this article, more compensation and a penalty have been ordered in the case that sparked the casuals confusion, permanent conversion rights are to be extended, and more. » more »





Host ordered to reinstate on-hire worker; General protections claims increasing; and more

The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more. » more »