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Thinking| 23 Oct 2019
Under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) contravening an enterprise agreement can result in orders for compensation and pecuniary penalty orders. Failing to comply with an enterprise agreement can have severe financial consequences. This was recently illustrated in the case ...
Thinking| 18 Apr 2019
When an employee has two jobs with the same employer, questions can arise as to the employee’s entitlements. This was the situation for an Australia Post employee who made a claim in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (FCC).
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| 22 Aug 2017
A recent decision (Sigma Case) of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (Commission) provides yet another example of the difficulties the procedural requirements for enterprise bargaining under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) can create.
Thinking| 07 Apr 2017
The recent case of Laviano v Fair Work Ombudsman1 reinforces that employees absent from work for extended periods due to illness or injury have a duty to communicate with their employers.