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Will a demotion amount to a dismissal?

September 6, 2022

The case of NSW Trains v Todd James involved allegations of misconduct against Mr James, a manager at NSW Trains. NSW Trains had taken disciplinary action against Mr James under their Enterprise Agreement by reducing his grade and pay whilst still retaining his...Read More

FWC Commission awards a 5.2% pay rise to minimum wage earners

June 16, 2022

The Fair Work Commission has awarded a wage increase of $40 per week for employees covered by Modern Awards, or on the minimum weekly wage (presently $772.54 per week for a full time employee). Modern Award wage earners earning less than $869.60 per week (based on 38...Read More

Mandatory Vaccination policies

May 4, 2021

In two recent decisions (Bou-Jamie Barber v Goodstart Early Learning & Jennifer Kimber v Sapphire Coast Community Aged Care Ltd), the Commission found it was not unfair for the employer to dismiss the employee for refusing a direction to receive the flu...Read More