A vice-president of the Fair Work Commission has criticised the commission’s approach to the industrial relations system and said most Australian businesses are not “conflict-ridden basket cases”. by Yolanda Redrup
The Fair Work Commission has been given $21.4 million in the budget to crack down on workplace bullying, and the Ombudsman has been given more cash too, but $24 million will be stripped from the Fair Work Building Inspectorate agency. by Patrick Stafford
An unfair dismissal case decided on Friday serves as a reminder small businesses need to clearly communicate a record of poor performance to any employee over a period of time, according to legal experts. by Patrick Stafford
Business has given a mixed response to the Coalition's industrial relations policy released yesterday, with praise for its proposed relaxing of unfair dismissal laws but concern about no action on penalty rates. by Yolanda Redrup
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