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September 2019

FWC Upholds Dismissal For Tasteless Hitler Parody

05/09/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

An oil refinery worker who was sacked for making a parody video featuring Adolf Hitler has lost his unfair dismissal claim. After...

Restaurant workers allegedly told to 'buy' leave

05/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

A Canberra restaurant is facing allegations of migrant worker exploitation, with employees claiming they were told to purchase sick and...

‘Deeply Flawed and Impractical’ Proposed Religious Freedom Laws.


Employment relations expert, Michael Wilkinson from Employsure says the legal protection for large employers in proposed religious freedom...

WA Employee Sacked During Probation Wins $20,000 Compensation

04/09/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

An employer who sacked a website developer without warning during their probationary period has been ordered to pay $20,000 in...

OECD: Australia Needs To Look After Its Aged Workers Better

03/09/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has released a report saying Australian workers would have longer working...

Muffin Break and Jamaica Blue franchisor to backpay employees

03/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Foodco, the franchisor Jamaica Blue and Muffin Break cafés, has back-paid 166 employees a total of $26,562.30 under a two-year audit...