Employment law

FWO conducts surprise audits on Gami Chicken stores

FWO conducts surprise audits on Gami Chicken stores

The audits are part of the FWO's commitment to ensuring compliance in the fast food, restaurants and café sector

New Whistleblower Laws due to take effect 1 July

New Whistleblower Laws due to take effect 1 July

The Whistleblower Laws introduced expanded whistleblower protections regarding all Australian companies

PappaRich operator allegedly underpaid 154 workers

PappaRich operator allegedly underpaid 154 workers

Inspectors discovered the underpayments when they scrutinised the businesses during proactive audits

Abandonment of employment: What you need to know

Abandonment of employment: What you need to know

There is often a big question mark for employers over what exactly constitutes abandonment of employment

Mental health a 'significant issue for working women'

Mental health a 'significant issue for working women'

Women are also more likely to experience workplace bullying and a lack of flexibility when needed than men

Teenager allegedly unpaid for 150 hours work

Teenager allegedly unpaid for 150 hours work

'Young workers can be particularly vulnerable to exploitation because they are often unaware of their entitlements'