High income threshold; how to value car allowances

How to value a motor vehicle allowance for the purposes of the high income threshold “It is noted that prior…

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New high income threshold for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

The high income threshold in unfair dismissal cases will increase to $145,400 and consequently the compensation limit for unfair dismissal…

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High income threshold and allowances

There has been some judicial controversy about what is to be included in the “annual rate of earnings” for the…

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What car allowances are included in the high income threshold?

There has been much confusion amongst fair work practitioners about what types or elements of motor vehicle allowances should be…

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Tweaking salaries to avoid unfair dismissal?

An employee whose rate of earnings at the point of dismissal exceeds the high income threshold is not protected from…

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Unfair dismissal; allowances and the high income threshold

What allowances, and in particular, what motor vehicle allowances are to be included in the rate of earnings calculation for…

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What are earnings for the high income threshold?

  In this explanation I have included a passage from the Fair Work Commission’s unfair dismissal benchbook.   “Earnings include:…

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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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