Industrial relations

'She looks disgusting'

'She looks disgusting'

Judge said the workplace comments 'convey an entirely unacceptable view of pregnant women in modern Australia'

Employer penalised for failing to provide paid meal breaks

Employer penalised for failing to provide paid meal breaks

A Court-Enforceable Undertaking was appropriate as the organisation had demonstrated a strong commitment to back-paying workers

How can Australia solve the productivity crisis?

How can Australia solve the productivity crisis?

'Too often, operational effectiveness is equated with cost cutting, rather than with enabling employees to work more efficiently'

FWO conducts surprise audits of Top Juice

FWO conducts surprise audits of Top Juice

Fair Work inspectors regularly carry out surprise audits, particularly in the fast food and cafe sector

Crust Pizza franchisee penalised $104K for discrimination

Crust Pizza franchisee penalised $104K for discrimination

The company discriminated against four migrant workers by paying them much less than Australian employees

Woolworths admits underpaying staff up to $300M

Woolworths admits underpaying staff up to $300M

Yet another large, publicly listed company has admitted to breaching Australia’s workplace laws