Employment issues and the CovidSafe App

The following is an extract from a statement issued by the President of the Fair Work Commission about the workplace…

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Employment disputes as small claims in the Federal courts

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court dealing with a dispute between an employee…

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Unfair dismissal and the high income threshold

The following is a summary of an unfair dismissal case of the Fair Work Commission which can be located in…

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Unfair dismissal; the small business code defence

As a senior member of the Fair Work Commission has pointed out in a recent decision of the Commission in…

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Unfair dismissal; it is a matter of discretion

An employee who consumed a can of coca cola from a vending machine operated by the employer without paying for…

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Unfair dismissal; reduction of hours and constructive dismissal

As I posted yesterday, the issue of the relationship between the reduction of a casual employee’s hours and whether this…

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Unfair dismissal; casual employees and reduced hours

The concept of the rights of casual employees when hours are reduced is complex, as is evident in this extract…

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Employment contracts; what formality is required?

An application for an unfair dismissal remedy was brought by an applicant who did cleaning work at the respondent’s hostel…

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First JobKeeper dispute in the Fair Work Commission

In what I believe to be the first JobKeeper dispute dealt with by the Fair Work Commission, a Qantas employee…

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JobKeeper disputes; Fair Work Commision procedures

The Fair Work Commission has just released a statement by the President of the Commission, Justice Ross,  about the procedures…

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