Legislation & regulation (468 items)

"Compelling case" to extend JobKeeper; First-phase crisis response gets employee tick; and more

The end of the JobKeeper stimulus poses a "significant threat" to Australian employment, a labour market analyst warns. Also in this article: organisations have largely impressed workers in their first-phase crisis response; employers weigh up keeping their workforce at home; new guidance on returning to workplaces safely; and more. » 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 »


Rossato ruling limits workforce flexibility at crucial moment

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Impacts of the Rossato v WorkPac case are likely to include both a loss of flexibility for employers if more casuals convert to permanency, and also a rise in the irregularity and unpredictability of work for those who don't, experts say. » more »



JobKeeper program review; FWO slams underpayments; and more

The JobKeeper program will be reviewed next month to adjust for anomalies, misuse, and potential adjustment of its finish date, the Prime Minister has confirmed. Also in this article, the FWO slams big businesses' non-compliance with the FW Act; further changes to EA regulations; and more. » more »