The Fair Work Commission has ruled an employer was within its rights to dismiss an employee who told his colleagues to “get f-cked”, in a case that gives new meaning to the adage ‘swearing like a wharfie’. By Eloise Keating
A Melbourne radio station has been ordered to back-pay two former staff members more than $60,000 in outstanding wages and entitlements after it paid them just $20 for each program they produced and presented. By Broede Carmody
A Sydney-based financial services provider has been slapped with a $20,400 fine by the Australia Securities and Investment Commission over two misleading statements made on its website in May this year. By Broede Carmody and Kirsten Robb
Australia is at risk of becoming one of the last developed markets in the world to act in support of equity crowdfunding, according to the founder of equity crowdfunding platform Equitise, Chris Gilbert. By Kye White
Former principal of The Strata Agency, Rachael Jena Kwaregen, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison with a non-parole period of nine months after pleading guilty earlier this year to stealing over $1 million from her strata clients. By Jennifer Duke
Nostalgia is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? We can watch Hollywood’s Mad Men version of the workplace, or think back 20, 10 years in our own careers and re-live the good times. While also conveniently forgetting the less pleasant parts. By Aunty B
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