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Government preps new law to 'better protect gig workers'

Government preps new law to 'better protect gig workers'

Reforms hope to put pressure on companies to restructure their employment models

Recent developments in the on-demand workforce industry in Victoria

Recent developments in the on-demand workforce industry in Victoria

What's next for the gig economy?

Employer fined $130,000 for not paying unfair dismissal compensation

Employer fined $130,000 for not paying unfair dismissal compensation

Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders

Fair Work finds 72% of audited businesses breached workplace laws

Fair Work finds 72% of audited businesses breached workplace laws

The most common breaches related to underpayment of workers base hourly rates

Caltex franchisee penalised $100K for falsifying wage records

Caltex franchisee penalised $100K for falsifying wage records

The penalties are the highest that Fair Work has secured in a legal action relating solely to record-keeping and pay slip breaches