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July 2019

Employer Can Request Claustrophobic Tradie To Work In Enclosed Spaces


The Fair Work Commission has ruled that a business in the elevator industry can require an employee, with severe claustrophobia, to work...

More Sunday Penalty Rates Cuts Come Info Effect This Week


Australia’s reduction in Sunday penalty rates will continue this week, affecting permanent and casual employees in the General Retail...

38-hour Weeks Cemented Into Hair & Beauty Award


Today, 3 July 2019, there will be rostering changes to the Hair & Beauty Award 2010. These changes have been introduced to...

Fair Work Commission Clears Manager Of Bullying


In a recent ruling, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has thrown out a bullying claim from an employment consultant who felt bullied by his...

FWC: Sacking An Employee By Text “Unnecessarily Callous.”


A Fair Work Commission (FWC) hearing has ruled that an employer, who sacked an employee over text, as having a “disregard for basic...

The Israel Folau vs Rugby Australia Dispute Exposes The Blurred Lines Of Social Media And Work


The ongoing dispute between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia is headed to the Federal Court after the parties failed to agree to terms at...