Intriguing hypocrisy

‘As an aside, I find it intriguing, that in many unfair dismissal cases, the dismissed employee will tell me that…

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Travel allowances and the high income threshold

Travel allowances will be included in an employee’s nominal remuneration for determining whether the employee’s income exceeds the high income…

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High income threshold; what is excluded from earnings?

The Fair Work Commission has held that an employee’s earnings did not exceed the high income threshold and thus he…

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High income threshold in unfair dismissal

While the Sydney to Hobart yachties fight their way to Bass Strait and on the assumption that there will not…

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Rate of earnings for high income threshold explained

For an employee in Australia under the fair work system to be protected from unfair dismissal, “the sum of the…

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High income threshold explained

When determining whether an employee’s annual remuneration exceeds the high income threshold under the Fair Work Act the question is…

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Paid in kind; assessing remuneration in the Fair Work Commission

How does the Fair Work Commission value the private use of an employer’s motor vehicle for the purpose of calculating…

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Cheap as chips; personal use of employer’s IPad only worth $234 annually

The Fair Work Commission has assessed the value of the personal use of an IPad by an employee to be…

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Private mobile broadband use not part of earnings

The value of non-monetary benefits such as private mobile broadband access will only be included in the calculation of an…

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Zone defence by employer to unfair dismissal claim

A zone allowance has been included in the annual rate of earnings for the purposes of the high income threshold…

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