Labour hire companies are subject to unfair dismissal laws and cannot ‘hide’ behind the ultimate employing entity, according to the Fair Work Commission.
The employer repaid all outstanding entitlements under a repayment plan agreed with the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Employers who engage workers for trial periods, work experience or internships should be aware of their obligations to pay minimum wage or risk hefty fines.
An employer was given the nod of approval from the FWC for the process it used when dismissing a habitually late employee.
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