Standing down employees under the Fair Work Act

Quite apart from the specific amendments to the Fair Work Act which enable an employer to vary the hours of…

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Covid 19 General Order; WA Industrial Relations Commission

Consistent with the approach of the Fair Work Commission to amend numerous modern awards to assist employers manage the implications…

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JobKeeper protections

Today I am publishing a copy of a precise extract from the Fair Work Commission’s “JobKeeper Disputes Benchbook” which deals…

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JobKeeper enabling directions and the Fair Work Commission

Here is a summary of another JobKeeper case in the Fair Work Commission, from a summary of it issued by…

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Unfair dismissal and Covid 19

Today I am posting an extract from a particularly interesting Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal case which is the first…

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Unfair dismissal and Covid19 pandemic

In what is the first unfair dismissal case I have come across in the Fair Work Commission where the dismissal…

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Fair Work Commision Jobkeeper disputes benchbook launched

The Fair Work Commission has launched an online version of its JobKeeper disputes handbook which can be accessed via this…

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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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JobKeeper abuses; employers be very aware

From many calls which have been made to my office during the past fortnight, it is evident that many employers…

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