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September 2019

Employers could face jail time under proposed IR reform

19/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

The Morrison government will today release a highly polarising discussion paper inviting submissions on options for criminalising wage...

Former hospitality workers won their wages back, but still haven’t been paid

18/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Wide-scale underpayment continues to infiltrate the hospitality industry with another well-known Melbourne restaurant caught in an...

Federal Court ruling could be bittersweet

17/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

The Federal Government and Mondelez, the manufacturer of popular confectionery brand Cadbury, have sought leave to appeal Federal Court...

Employer Groups Considering Challenge to FWC Decision

16/09/2019 , by Nick Hartman

Employers are considering challenging a Fair Work Commission decision in court, concerned it will tie up companies in an...

Clothing retailer faces tougher Fair Work penalties

16/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Underpayment has reared its head again, with a children’s clothing retailer set to face Federal Court accused of underpaying for...

Employers outraged by proposals to ‘Backflip’ on casual ‘double dipping’ fix

13/09/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Employer groups are outraged by the announcement that Labor is moving to repeal the regulation allowing employers to offset loading...