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Your number's up: out-of-work conduct justified dismissal

13 July 2020

FWC rejected the man's argument that his out-of-hours conduct should not...

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Safety rep sacked for treating incident as

Safety rep sacked for treating incident as 'non-event'

10 July 2020

FWC has upheld the dismissal of an OHS rep who ignored safety procedures.

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Return to work: can we change job role?

Return to work: can we change job role?

09 July 2020

Can we shift a worker on restricted duties to a different role?

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JobKeeper recipient claws back hours

JobKeeper recipient claws back hours

08 July 2020

An employer has been ordered by the FWC to increase an employee's hours.

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Redundancy: Is it the job or employee?

Redundancy: Is it the job or employee?

06 July 2020

An employer may think a redundancy as the 'employee' being redundant.

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Are we liable if a contractor gets injured?

Are we liable if a contractor gets injured?

03 July 2020

What are our obligations if an independent contractor is injured?

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Falsifying overtime records justified dismissal

Falsifying overtime records justified dismissal

23 June 2020

Dismissed because he deliberately falsified his overtime records.

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What was the outcome of the Annual Wage Review Decision?

What was the outcome of the Annual Wage Review Decision?

22 June 2020

Applying to modern awards, enterprise awards and award free employees.

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HR unable to lasso “cowboy” behaviour

HR unable to lasso “cowboy” behaviour

19 June 2020

An employee was in fact dismissed after his employer made him “redundant”.

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​JobKeeper direction to cut hours

​JobKeeper direction to cut hours 'reasonable'

18 June 2020

The FWC has ruled that a JobKeeper direction to reduce hours was reasonable.

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COVID pain justifies redundancy pay cuts

COVID pain justifies redundancy pay cuts

17 June 2020

An employer has received permission to reduce its redundancy payouts.

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HR manager refused lower-level job and relocation

HR manager refused lower-level job and relocation

16 June 2020

HR manager who refused to relocate was genuinely made redundant.

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