Industrial Relations

Under the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) Australian workers are allowed to engage in or have an association with lawful industrial activities. Furthermore, the Act also provides that adverse action against a person is not allowed if the employee is, or alternatively is not, a member of an industrial association, or an employee engages, or does not engage, in an industrial activity are just some of the protections in place. If you feel that an adverse action has been taken against you due to a matter involving industrial activities, please seek the assistance of a lawyer via FindLaw who will be able to help with your particular matter. 


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Former Brisbane Coffee Club franchisee penalised over unlawful cash-back payment

Date: 20 Jun 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Industrial Relations, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

The Fair Work Ombudsman stated that it has secured more than $180,000 in penalties against a former Coffee Club café franchisee in Brisbane for contraventions...

$143,000 in penalties for $18,000 underpayment of two overseas workers in Brisbane

Date: 23 Jan 2017, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Law, Workplace disputes

A Court’s decision to impose $143,000 in penalties over two Taiwanese workers in Brisbane being underpaid $18,000 sends a message about the seriousness...

7-Eleven signs Proactive Compliance Deed

Date: 13 Dec 2016, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Law

The Fair Work Ombudsman has announced that 7-Eleven, has signed a Proactive Compliance Deed with the Ombudsman.

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What is reasonable notice when a contract of employment is terminated?

Date: 19 Dec 2016, Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal

Contracts of employment come to an end on a regular basis either at the direction of the employee or employer. When the contract of employment does come...

Host employer determined to exercise complete control over worker

Date: 04 Jul 2016, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Law

A recent decision in the Western Australia Court of Appeal will be an important case in matters involving negligent acts of labour hire employees.

Details, details: Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s essential in the making of Enterprise Agreements (at least for now!)

Date: 18 Feb 2016, Filed under: Industrial Relations, Employment Agreements, Employment Law

Four recent decisions by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) highlight the potential significance of one of the recent recommendations by the Australian Productivity...

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