Remuneration, benefits & recognition (291 items)

JobKeeper direction overturned; Case law wrap; New wage theft bill

The Fair Work Commission has on appeal overturned a ruling that it was reasonable to direct both permanent and casual employees to work the same minimum hours each week while receiving JobKeeper. Also in this article, orders for a former HR manager; new rulings on redundancies, dismissals and more; and another state introduces 'wage theft' laws. » more »




ABC backpaying $12m; Employsure denies misrepresentation; Minimum wage ruling; and more

The ABC is backpaying $12 million plus a $600k contrition payment after underpaying nearly 2,000 employees. Also in this article, ACCC allegations against a workplace advisor; minimum wages rise; and more. » more »


WorkPac casual appeal; Where employees want greater choice; and more

WorkPac is applying to appeal a ruling that has major implications for all employers of casual workers. Also in this article: how employers have upped the ante on wellbeing, concerns about mental heath support, new 'wage theft' laws, and more. » more »



Clear business case for maintaining flexible work; "Bad attitude" employee loses AA claim; and more

New research shows it would be a mistake for employers to return to business as usual instead of maintaining their workplace flexibility. Also in this article: the Federal Circuit Court has rejected an injured worker's adverse action claim; new rulings on standdowns, JobKeeper disputes and more; and fewer employees are coming out at work. » more »




Record underpayment fines; $615k adverse action order; Coles disputes class action; and more

An employer and individuals have been fined nearly $1m for underpaying workers; a bullied employee who was 'managed out' has been awarded $615k; Coles is facing a $150 million class action; and more. » more »