A highly-paid Geelong-based anaesthetist has lost his job for a second time after a senior FWC member found that his conduct following his reinstatement in February had contributed to the destruction of his employer's trust in him.
The FWC will next month consider applications to add new default super funds to modern awards, while it has confirmed that its new expert panel will early next year seek applications to add MySuper products to the mix.
The Labor Government's construction industry watchdog, which the Coalition will seek to scrap in a bill to be introduced into federal parliament this week, did not conduct any compulsory examinations during its first full year of operation, according to its annual report.
The Fair Work Commission has ruled today that existing IFAs won't be subject to the extended 13-week notice of termination period that will apply under the standard flexibility clause in modern awards.
In his first intervention in a major IR case, Employment Minister Eric Abetz is pushing for a broad application of the Fair Work Act's adverse action and coercion protections in the Victorian Government's challenge to findings that it unlawfully enforced its building procurement code last year.
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A betting agency's substantial contraventions of the Fair Work Act might not have been exposed if an employee had heeded its warning that she might be dismissed for seeking legal advice, the Federal Court has ruled in awarding her more than $500,000 in damages and compensation for unpaid wages, commissions, interest and superannuation contributions.
A second female manager made redundant by a wholly-owned Australian subsidiary of multinational software company Symantec Corporation has failed to prove her retrenchment was not genuine and that the company dismissed her for taking parental leave.