Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders
The penalties are the highest that Fair Work has secured in a legal action relating solely to record-keeping and pay slip breaches
“Black people should be shot”. This is what an Aboriginal Australia Post worker was allegedly told by senior employee.
The retailer has been slapped with almost $250k in damages after an employee was injured at one of its warehouses.
Bill Shorten’s Labor party has backed down in the face of union pressure over the controversial proposed changes to penalty rates.
Employers who engage workers for trial periods, work experience or internships should be aware of their obligations to pay minimum wage or risk hefty fines.
Organisations that breach workplace health and safety laws now have an alternative to a court imposed sanction.
Comcare has successfully appealed a compensation claim by an AFP worker who says she was bullied and sexually harassed at work.
Of the top 40 companies, 88% offer paid volunteer leave, with 61% offering a budget to support volunteering
Employees today are increasingly looking to their HR departments for support on a range of mental wellbeing issues