Victorians will head to the polls tomorrow to decide the Victorian state election, with both the Coalition and Labor parties pushing their policy promises on voters on the eve of the ballot. By Kirsten Robb
A former employee of a Western Australian retailer will receive full redundancy entitlements, after the Fair Work Commission ruled his employer did not provide him with acceptable alternative employment. By Broede Carmody
Australia’s largest pet care company has announced the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has discontinued its investigation into its acquisition of West Australian-based pet care retailer City Farmers. By Broede Carmody
Research released this week by the Diversity Council of Australia has found the stigma surrounding mental health is still prevalent in the workplace, despite many employers taking steps to tackle the issue head-on. By Broede Carmody
A Western Australian property manager, Van Dung Nguyen, formerly of Girrawheen, Perth, has been banned from holding a real estate and business agents’ licence, as well as a triennial certificate, for five years. By Jennifer Duke
The Abbott government will soon ask the Productivity Commission to review the Fair Work system.
In parallel with that review, we need a more sophisticated debate about our workplace relations framework. By Anthony Forsyth
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