An ICT employee has lost a battle over his dismissal in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) after his employer ended his employment for serious misconduct.
A casual worker sacked by an Adelaide noodle restaurant after her husband questioned her pay rate has been awarded 12 weeks’ wages with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) finding she was unfairly dismissed.
A process worker who was filmed doing a series of burnouts on a forklift has lost his unfair dismissal claim after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) found his misconduct was so extreme it did not warrant any further inquiry and no explanation or mitigation could avoid dismissal.
Employers should take note that, in Queensland, all FOUR days across the fast-approaching Easter weekend are gazetted public holidays. This means that, under the Modern Awards, all work performed on Good Friday, the day after Good Friday (Easter Saturday), Easter Sunday and Easter Monday will attract the designated public holiday penalty. In most instances, this penalty will be double time and a half which, in the case of casuals, will often be payable in addition to the casual loading. Workplace agreements may contain alternative obligations with respect to work performed on public holidays.Continue reading “2019 Easter Public Holidays – Queensland”
Giuseppe Trigilia (the Applicant) has been awarded $6,486.72 after the Fair Work Commission found that he was unfairly dismissed.
The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland will be renamed the Queensland Human Rights Commission from 1 July following the passage of the Queensland Human Rights Bill through state parliament.
With a federal election looming, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has pledged that Labor would change the rules to increase the minimum wage.
The Morrison government has announced plans to introduce criminal sanctions for employers who repeatedly and deliberately underpay workers.
Judge Manousaridis of the Federal Circuit Court handed down a decision last week involving a payment dispute between the Fair Work Ombudsman and Her Fashion Box Pty Ltd. Continue reading “Underpayment Case Results in Enormous Fine for Business”
A carpenter who claimed he was forced to resign from his employment after a manager allegedly threatened his life, was not forced to resign the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found. Continue reading “Employee Who Claimed Boss Threatened His Life Was Not Forced to Resign: Fair Work Commission”
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