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Telstra pushes for flexibility in new deal

Up to 10,000 Telstra employees who were previously ineligible to vote are about to have their say on an enterprise agreement offer that includes, as well as guaranteed rises, a 3% annual increase to be placed into a "pay pool" and distributed by managers according to individual performance.

Queensland IR bill passes minutes before midnight

Queensland's Parliament just before midnight last night passed the Palaszczuk Government's IR legislation, which it claims will remove key elements of the "LNP's wrecking ball changes".

Bench reconsiders whether managers excluded by agreement

Uncertainty remains as to whether electricity distributor Essential Energy can shift some managers and senior technical employees onto individual contracts, despite a FWC full bench overruling an earlier "scope" decision.

Court rejects costs bid but questions FWBC's actions

A judge has raised questions about the FWBC's exercise of discretion in its failed pursuit of a "very small" business for sham contracting, but has accepted that the watchdog didn't initiate the case without reasonable cause.

Bank chief's contract incorporated redundancy policy: Court

A chief executive has been awarded more than $3m after a court found that his employer's redundancy policy was incorporated into his contract of employment, but his off-sider will take home nothing after failing to prove that the policy became part of his contract as part of a "course of dealings".

Late wages "penalty" can be included in modern awards: FWC

A four-member Fair Work Commission full bench has ruled that the tribunal has the power to insert in modern awards a provision penalising employers for late payment of wages, but has left it to another bench to decide next week whether the proposal has merit.

Employer's handling of bullying complaint "reasonable": Court

A university did not breach a lecturer's employment contract or its duty of care by failing to make progress with complaints he lodged against his superiors under the institution's grievance policy, a court has ruled.

Victorian Coalition could have breached laws: FWO

The Fair Work Ombudsman has found links between the former Victorian Coalition Government's budget cuts and public sector employment practices that could have breached the Fair Work Act.

Deliberate dishonesty justified instant dismissal: Federal Court

A five-member bench of the Federal Court has ruled that a company was entitled to summarily dismiss an executive employee for serious misconduct that destroyed the relationship of trust between them, even though it had moved earlier to terminate his employment on six months' notice.

FWO gives Victorian agency six months to get house in order

The Fair Work Ombudsman has asked a Victorian Government agency to urgently review the way it engages workers, after an investigation revealed it might be "misclassifying" employees as independent contractors.