Remuneration, benefits & recognition (249 items)


ABC backpaying $12m; Employsure denies misrepresentation; Minimum wage ruling; and more

The ABC is backpaying $12 million plus a $600k contrition payment after underpaying nearly 2,000 employees. Also in this article, ACCC allegations against a workplace advisor; minimum wages rise; and more. » more »


WorkPac casual appeal; Where employees want greater choice; and more

WorkPac is applying to appeal a ruling that has major implications for all employers of casual workers. Also in this article: how employers have upped the ante on wellbeing, concerns about mental heath support, new 'wage theft' laws, and more. » more »



Clear business case for maintaining flexible work; "Bad attitude" employee loses AA claim; and more

New research shows it would be a mistake for employers to return to business as usual instead of maintaining their workplace flexibility. Also in this article: the Federal Circuit Court has rejected an injured worker's adverse action claim; new rulings on standdowns, JobKeeper disputes and more; and fewer employees are coming out at work. » more »




Record underpayment fines; $615k adverse action order; Coles disputes class action; and more

An employer and individuals have been fined nearly $1m for underpaying workers; a bullied employee who was 'managed out' has been awarded $615k; Coles is facing a $150 million class action; and more. » more »


"Belligerent" employee loses JobKeeper dispute; No personal leave during stand downs

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A part-time employee who refused to use some of her annual leave while receiving JobKeeper payments has received little sympathy from the Fair Work Commission. Meanwhile, the Federal Court has ruled that employees are not entitled to paid personal leave during stand downs. » more »


JobKeeper program review; FWO slams underpayments; and more

The JobKeeper program will be reviewed next month to adjust for anomalies, misuse, and potential adjustment of its finish date, the Prime Minister has confirmed. Also in this article, the FWO slams big businesses' non-compliance with the FW Act; further changes to EA regulations; and more. » more »