Coronavirus (COVID-19) (183 items)


Dismissal claim gets green light after COVID salary cut; Updated JobKeeper direction "fair"; and more

A senior manager's unfair dismissal claim can proceed after a COVID-19 salary reduction put her below the high-income threshold, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article: amended JobKeeper directions prioritise full-time workers; in-house labour hire EAs blocked; and more. » more »



Webcast: Flexible work strategies for a COVID world and beyond

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Employees' expectations around flexible work have now changed forever, and employers will need to step up or risk losing out on the best talent. This webcast outlines the current state of play; the business case for encouraging flexibility; how COVID has changed flexible work; benefits, lessons and finding the balance; "blended working" as a new concept; and issues to watch out for with WFH employees. » more »





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 »