Following a South Australian law firm’s decision to charge budding lawyers thousands of dollars to secure an internship, one academic has warned companies to be wary of their legal obligations.
The HR manager of a high profile company could receive a personal penalty over what a legal expert refers to as ‘a simple mistake’.
The WA branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has been ordered to pay compensation to a couple who were denied employment because they were not union members.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has warned employers to make themselves aware of their obligations to workers this Easter.
It seems that this particular industry is making a habit of underpaying staff, after an investigation found almost half of its employers were failing to pay employees correctly.
A recent investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found that one of Australia’s largest hotels has been underpaying staff, resulting in a large pay out for the company.
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
Employers need to acknowledge that a person’s mental health is something that impacts their life and work
The 24-year-old worker was also accused of sending work files to his personal email account