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Thinking| 21 Aug 2018
Recent Fair Work Commission decisions have confirmed that employers must meet strict technical requirements before enterprise agreements will be approved.
Thinking| 24 Jul 2018
On 28 June 2018, the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) (Bill) was introduced into Federal Parliament. The introduction of the Bill follows a parliamentary inquiry which took place last year.
Thinking| 07 May 2018
The Commission agreed, reinforcing the position that employers have a duty to protect employees against the inappropriate conduct and not just sexual harassment in the workplace. The Fair Work Commission found this was a valid reason for dismissal and dismissed ...
Thinking| 02 May 2018
Employers may be forgiven for thinking they’re entitled to make a call on conflicting medical evidence when it comes to deciding on whether an employee has the capacity to fulfil the inherent requirements of the job.
Thinking| 14 Sep 2016
In August a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission upheld the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union's (AMWU) appeal in a decision that will have an impact on workplaces nationwide.