Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson

Georgia Neaverson is a writer for HRD Australia, with expertise in reporting on Fair Work Commission decisions and unfair dismissals. She also writes for Australasian Lawyer and is studying a Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney. In 2020, Georgia returned home to Sydney after working as a professional ballerina in Europe. Upon graduating from the Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam with a Bachelor of Arts, she joined the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw. There, she was fortunate to perform a number of world-renowned classical ballets, including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.

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High Court slaps union with maximum penalty under Fair Work Act

High Court slaps union with maximum penalty under Fair Work Act

The CFMEU's historical "disregard of the law" factored into the decision

Volunteer snags $1M after BBQ nightmare causes severe burns

Volunteer snags $1M after BBQ nightmare causes severe burns

Compensation was reduced by 15% on account of the volunteer's own negligence

What are HR's obligations towards injured workers?

What are HR's obligations towards injured workers?

Commission found legislation applies only to workers with an 'ongoing incapacity'

Fair Work: How long is the 'minimum employment period'?

Fair Work: How long is the 'minimum employment period'?

Case highlights how emails can be interpreted differently

Can HR demand proof of employee's COVID jab status?

Can HR demand proof of employee's COVID jab status?

Unions say the direction was unlawful

Court upholds dismissal of nurse who alleged she was 'bullied'

Court upholds dismissal of nurse who alleged she was 'bullied'

Employer held genuine concerns about her performance

FWC dismisses nurse's flexible work plea

FWC dismisses nurse's flexible work plea

Case sheds light on an important issue – how HR leaders deal with flexible work requests

Fair Work rules on compensation vs reinstatement

Fair Work rules on compensation vs reinstatement

FWC considered whether 'trust and confidence' could be restored between the parties

Going to Fair Work? You’ll need permission to get a lawyer

Going to Fair Work? You’ll need permission to get a lawyer

Do involved parties automatically have the right to be represented by a lawyer?

Underpayment uncovered: ERA penalizes liquor company $34K

Underpayment uncovered: ERA penalizes liquor company $34K

Employment Relations Authority says significant penalty was needed to deter others