The Maritime Union of Australia has become the first union in Australia to face legal action under federal workplace bullying laws, cementing its identity as a uniquely and controversially operated union.
The verdict is in – there is no implied term of mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment contracts.
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.
Leading employment law experts have warned that recruitment agencies must invest more time into understanding the growing complexity of independent contractor legislation.
HRD talks to an HR leader about the practicalities of animals at work
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The restaurant described the allegations as “unacceptable”