When a resignation may be regarded as a dismissal

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court which is a useful summary of what…

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The proper way to test whether an employee is casual

It is implicit in the recent WorkPac case, in which a very senior Full Court of the Federal Court of…

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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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Unfair dismissal and the Downfall parody/meme

In a fascinating analysis of the legal ingredients in an appeal in an unfair dismissal case, particularly the height of…

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Casual employees defined; paid leave for many next?

In a decision which has been widely and predictably criticized by those who advocate for employees’ rights in employment law…

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Pay disputes; composite rate

Employers often strike agreements with employees to the effect that an employee will be paid an hourly rate. It is…

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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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