In a landmark case, a Melbourne gym is facing legal action in the Federal Circuit Court after ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed employee.
It looks as though the federal government’s planned reform of workplace laws will be put on hold in favour of spending on the new budget.
Professor Paul Gollan outlines how new research by Macquarie University has revealed what two prominent and very different companies have done to support non-union employee representation.
Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics regarding industrial disputes has shown that for 2011/12 there was a significant increase in disputes and days lost in the labour market – sparking debate on both sides of the political fence.
Gerard Phillips writes that the review of the Fair Work Act has been a failed opportunity to address serious structural issues in Australia's IR system.
The FWA full bench decision in an appeals case brought forward by a major labour hire company has been met with outrage from employers.
Unions and engineering firm Laing O'Rourke will argue their cases before Australia's industrial umpire
A former part-time bookkeeper has been sentenced to prison for stealing $347k from her employer
A former staffer at Seven has filed an adverse action claim after allegedly experiencing shame and anxiety