‘GIG ECONOMY’: FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN ENDS UBER INVESTIGATION & ACTION AGAINST FOODORA

Uber Australia On 7 June 2018, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) announced it had finalised its investigation into Uber Australia Pty…

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INCREASE TO THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has handed down the 2019 Annual Wage Review decision, granting a 3% increase to the national…

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Fingerprint scanning: Privacy obligations when collecting employee biometric data

Jeremy Lee v Superior Wood Pty Ltd [2019] FWCFB 2946 Earlier this month, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission…

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Time will tell if a new Regulation on casual employment will provide certainty for employers

The decision in Workpac Pty Ltd v Skene [2018] FCAFC  has created a wave of uncertainty for a range of businesses…

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‘Tis the season to be jolly … and well behaved

The festive season involves celebrations! These celebrations tend to incorporate (free!) alcohol and all of the risks and implications that follow.…

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The first strike against the gig economy – Foodora Rider an employee

Joshua Klooger v Foodora Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 6836 The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found that a former Foodora rider…

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CHANGES TO TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT RULES

4 Yearly Review of Modern Awards – Payment of Wages [2018] FWCFB 356 4 Yearly Review of Modern Awards – Plain…

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FULL BENCH EXPANDS RIGHT TO REQUEST FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENTS

4 yearly review of modern awards – Family Friendly Working Arrangements [2018] FWCFB 5735 The Full Bench of the Fair Work…

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