Remuneration, benefits & recognition (281 items)


Stay-home direction was "appropriate", but employer couldn't deduct leave

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The Fair Work Commission has ordered an employer to re-credit personal leave to nine employees, even though directing them to stay home over COVID exposure concerns was "rational and appropriate". » more »




Redundancy exception challenge; Government issues mental health guides; and more

The High Court has refused to hear an employer's redundancy-exception appeal, while unions are calling for the "loophole" to be closed. Also in this article, government guides for mentally healthier workplaces; new research on underpayments; and more. » more »


More IR changes: 'Part-time flex' work; 'Wage theft' penalties; JobKeeper extension...

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'Part-time flex' employment is being proposed in this week's IR omnibus bill, while other newly announced measures include a criminal offence of wage theft, and extending pandemic-related flexibilities. » more »