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Fair Work Act: Underpayment of Wages

Relevant provisions The following sections of the Fair Work Act 2009 (“FW Act”) are most likely to be relevant in an underpayment of wages context: ...

DISMISSAL: NES NOTICE OF TERMINATION

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has recently made an important decision in relation to the meaning of a “dismissal” under s 386...

Fair Work Act: Accessorial Liability

A common problem encountered by employees who have not been paid their minimum legal entitlements is discovering that the company which employed them has been...

FAIR WORK AMENDMENT: CORRUPTING BENEFITS

The Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Act 2017 (“the Act”) arises from recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance. It commenced operation on the...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL: Overview

An employee generally has the right to pursue an unfair dismissal claim under the Fair Work Act 2009 if one of the following applies: A...

General Protections: Overview

The Fair Work Act 2009 provides a range of general protections for employees in relation to unfair treatment in the workplace. The general protections include: ...

ENTERPRISE BARGAINING & ENTERPRISE AGREEMENTS

The procedural requirements associated with bargaining for enterprise agreements under the Fair Work Act 2009 can be extremely daunting for an unfamiliar person.   Bargaining may commence...

REDUNDANCY: GENERAL INFORMATION

Redundancy: Is a situation of redundancy when: the employment is terminated, at the employer’s initiative, because the employer no longer requires the job done by...

REDUNDANT DURING MATERNITY LEAVE

Employee Awarded Over $250,000, after being made redundant during maternity leave  The Federal Circuit Court has awarded an employee a total of $215,759.89 in compensation and...