Industrial relations, disputes & unions (402 items)



Unsigned deed didn't void resignation; Forced dismissal claim rejected; and more

The Fair Work Commission has rejected an employee's claim that failing to sign a deed of release voided his resignation. Also in this article, an employee wasn't 'forced' to leave her employment because of alleged discrimination; bargaining-related strikes are on the rise; and more. » more »


Employee to repay $320k despite deed of release; Wage growth warning; and more

A court has rejected that an employee's deed of release precluded her being sued for $320k in misappropriated funds discovered after she was dismissed. Also in this article, a warning on wage growth; mapping cultural diversity; and more. » more »






HR consultant claims age, disability discrimination; Bargaining system 'collapsing'; and more

An HR consultant is claiming his former employer discriminated against him by favouring younger workers and sacking him while he was unfit for work. Also in this article, the key to stopping the collapse of enterprise bargaining, C-suite leaders' top concern heading into 2019, and more. » more »


"Double dipping" regulation proposed; Penalty for "unknowing" worker misclassification; and more

The Federal Government has proposed a new Fair Work regulation to prevent casual employees from "double dipping" on entitlements. Also in this article, more compensation and a penalty have been ordered in the case that sparked the casuals confusion, permanent conversion rights are to be extended, and more. » more »