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Domino’s asks customers to pitch in on Sunday pay bump as the business community waits for penalty rate decision

A Fair Work Commission decision on Sunday penalty rates is imminent, but market darling Domino’s Pizza Enterprises has kicked off 2017 by asking customers...
Paul Keating takes Joe Hockey to task for “trying to pull the plug out of the bath of the universal super pool”

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The rise and fall of enterprise bargaining agreements in Australia

By Peter Gahan, University of Melbourne 1992 was landmark year in Australian industrial relations. The Keating government pushed for enterprise bargaining in the face of reluctance...
Bunnings

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Bunnings hit with bullying and intimidation claims as former manager takes unfair dismissal case to the Federal Court

A former Bunnings department manager has lodged unfair dismissal proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court, claiming he was sacked after he lodged a complaint...
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Beer boycott called off as CUB and unions agree to end long-running industrial dispute

Unions are urging their members and supporters to celebrate with Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) beers this Christmas after claiming a win in their six-month...
files

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When things get “personnel”: HR manager dismissed for failing to return personnel file

In a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) (B v Conair Australia Pty Ltd FWC 6520) a human resources manager was...
cafe hospitality

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SMEs still waiting on penalty rate detail as Fair Work floats the idea of “loaded rates” instead

Businesses are still waiting to learn if Australia’s penalty rate laws will be altered, with the president of the Fair Work Commission last week...

industrial relations

Concerns over delay in Fair Work Commission decision on Sunday penalty rates

Australian businesses may be in for a longer wait to find out if the Fair Work Commission will seek to alter Sunday penalty rates. The...
Business woman

industrial relations

The unfair dismissal trends your business needs to know

It’s a nightmare that keeps many business owners awake at night. Unfair dismissal is no joke. After several years, the Fair Work Commission has created...

industrial relations

Casual hours take on new meaning for businesses when making staff redundant after Fair Work ruling

A recent Fair Work Commission ruling means Australian employers may now have to take casual work into account when calculating redundancy payments, making record keeping...
Deliveroo protest

industrial relations

Deliveroo UK strike win shows gig workers can subvert the rules too

By Michael Walker, University of Technology Sydney and Sarah Kaine, University of Technology Sydney The standoff between couriers of food delivery service Deliveroo in the UK...
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