Termination of employment for Covid guideline breach

The following is a portion of a decision by the Fair Work Commission which deals with an unfair dismissal claim…

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Covid 19 stand downs in Australia

There have been surprisingly few stand down cases heard by the Fair Work Commission despite the omnipresence of Covid 19…

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Redundancy and operational reasons

The following passage from a recent unfair dismissal case heard by the Fair Work Commission deals with the elements of…

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Stand down orders in Covid

In addition to the powers employers have during the Covid pandemic to issue Jobkeeper enabling directions to employees who the…

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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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