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September 2019

Uber Eats Drivers Ruled To Be Contractors, Not Employees

02/09/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a landmark ruling on Uber Eats drivers, with potential ramifications for the entire gig...

Australia’s Visa System Blamed For Farming Industry ‘Racketeering’

02/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

The peak industry body for horticulture says law-abiding farmers are at breaking point because of chronic labour shortages that have...

August 2019

Government Release Draft Of Folau-Inspired Religious Discrimination Laws

30/08/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

Employees who express controversial religious views outside of work hours can only be sacked by big companies who can justify the...

Fair Work Ombudsman Declares Intention to Be ‘Harder-Handed.’

30/08/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has declared an intention to be ‘hard handed’ with large businesses who engage in underpayments, even...

The gig economy is here to stay. How will it change Australia's working landscape?

29/08/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

News that US-based food delivery company DoorDash will open in Australia is further proof that the 'gig economy' is here to stay. But...

Man Fined $21,000 For Deliberately Setting Apprentice Alight At Work

29/08/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

A man has been fined $21,000 for setting a colleague alight, in what is the individual biggest fine handed down for workplace bullying...