News About Fair Work Commission

News About Fair Work Commission

GovNewsPenalty rates go under the microscopeGovNewsThe Victorian government has launched an inquiry into the federal Fair Work Commission's controversial decision to cut penalty rates for workers in retail, hospitality, pharmacy and fast food. In the inquiry, the state government plans to look into the ... [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Interim order in the Fair Work Commission anti-bullying jurisdiction stalls a workplace investigation into employee ...Mondaq News Alerts (registration)For the first time since the anti-bullying provisions were introduced in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) on 1 January 2014, an employee has successfully obtained an injunction following an urgent interim hearing in the Fair Work Commission (FWC ... [...]
Mon, Apr 24, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldEconomic benefits from penalty rate cuts not tested, Treasury revealsThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe federal government has not done any modelling on the impact of the Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates, responses to a Senate hearing have revealed, despite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull throwing his weight behind the cuts.and more [...]
Fri, Apr 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Australia: Anti-bullying vs disciplinary process: Fair Work Commission asked to find the balanceMondaq News Alerts (registration)Anti-bullying laws might be used by employees facing a potentially adverse disciplinary process to delay or halt it. A recent Fair Work Commission case illustrates an innovative way in which the Commission's anti-bullying jurisdiction can be used to ... [...]
Mon, Apr 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldCall for interim minimum wage increase rejectedThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe Fair Work Commission has rejected an application from unions for a medium-term target to be set for the national minimum wage.and more [...]
Fri, Apr 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldLabor's Fair Work claims are demonstrably falseThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe opinion piece on Thursday in these pages by Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek (Her wage is hers, leave the husband out of it) exemplifies the ...and more [...]
Thu, Apr 06, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianFair Work Commission asks for clarity on cuts to penaltiesThe AustralianBut the commission asked the government yesterday: β€œIs there any present intention to amend the Fair Work Act 2009 … to provide the commission with discretion to make take-home pay orders that may mitigate the impact upon affected employees of a ... [...]
Thu, Apr 06, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The AdvertiserFair Work Commission gives fitout and joinery company Wunda Projects till Monday to pay unpaid staff superannuationThe AdvertiserThe Fair Work Commission has given commercial fitout and joinery company Wunda Projects β€” whose major shareholder is Reds' owner Bruno Marveggio β€” until Monday to pay $77,000 to its employees after it failed to meet an agreed March 31 deadline.and more [...]
Tue, Apr 04, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldFormer Fair Work officers retire on full pensions well before they ...The Sydney Morning HeraldTen former Fair Work Commission members, including outspoken critic Graeme Watson, retired early within months of qualifying for a full pension at the age of ...and more [...]
Fri, Mar 31, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The Sydney Morning HeraldTurnbull government warns Fair Work Commission against 'excessive' minimum wage riseThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe Turnbull government has urged the Fair Work Commission to take a cautious approach to raising the minimum wage, warning an "excessive" pay rise could imperil job creation in a changing economy. In its submission to the commission's annual wage ...ACTU will push for a $45 weekly increase to minimum wagefinder.com.auThe Push To Raise The Minimum WageHuffington Post AustraliaAustralia's minimum wage: The economic and equity case for a decent riseThe AgeSBS -ABC Online -The Australianall 52 news articles [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017, Continue reading at the source