Employment News

Coles industrial dispute at the Supreme Court

An industrial dispute at a Coles warehouse in Melbourne has escalated, with the site's managers making an application to the Supreme Court of Victoria for an injunction to stop a blockade by workers. The workers had previously won the right from Fair Work Australia to continue picketing outside Cole's Somerton [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:12:27+10:00July 13th, 2012|Employment News|

Qantas dispute over

The lengthy industrial dispute between Qantas and its aircraft engineers is now over after yesterday's determination by Fair Work Australia (FWA). The new enterprise bargaining agreement will include employment terms and conditions that have been mutually agreed to by the union and the airline and will remain in force until [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:14:04+10:00January 24th, 2012|Employment News|

Confusing laws blamed for under-paid employees

Small business owners are increasingly confused by Federal and State industrial relations laws, causing them to unknowingly underpay staff according to Business SA chief executive Peter Vaughan. Mr Vaughan said employers were often confused by ever-evolving industrial relations laws. Yesterday, the Fair Work Ombudsman's investigation revealed that 14 Adelaide workers [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:18:25+10:00January 12th, 2011|Employment News|

‘Golden Handshake’ Bill becomes Law

The Corporations Amendment (Accountability on Termination Payments) Act 2009 (Cth) commenced on 24 November 2009. According to the Explanatory Memorandum, it is aimed at 'curbing excessive termination benefits' and amends the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). To view the amending act, please click here.

By |2019-06-25T16:22:57+10:00February 16th, 2010|Employment News|