The Fair Work Commission has handed down a $16 per week increase to the minimum wage despite lower growth in consumer prices and underemployment, claiming there’s “no evidence of particular corporate stress” in the economy. by Andrew Sadauskas
A bus mechanic, who quit his job then later thought better of the decision and withdrew his resignation, has been awarded $20,000 in compensation following a successful unfair dismissal bid before the Fair Work Commission. by Kirsten Robb
A former Westpac bank manager has lost his unfair dismissal claim before the Fair Work Commission, with the workplace tribunal ruling Westpac was within its rights to take action after he lied about an affair with one of the employees he managed. by Eloise Keating
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