Saturday, May 25, 2019

What’s in a Relationship? Legal Perspectives on Office Romances

Managing office romances is a difficult task, especially where the employees work together. However, there are two decisions in unfair dismissal cases which have...
Employers will soon be forced to explain flexible work decisions or get sued

Employers will soon be forced to explain flexible work decisions or risk getting sued

Australian employers will soon have to provide reasons for denying worker requests for flexible work arrangements under changes to modern awards to be implemented...

SME’s struggling with cash leading to Christmas

Small business owners are sacrificing their personal well-being to ensure their business runs smoothly in the lead up to Christmas and deal with business...

Tips for small business to innovate and grow in 2019

The New Year is an excellent time for small business owners to reflect and reset for the year ahead.

Casual Conversion – Good for Employees, Bad for Employers?

In a recent announcement by Kelly O'Dwyer, the Federal Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, it was revealed that the Federal Government...

Online SME lending growing at 79 per cent

The online small business lending market in Australia is growing at a faster rate than the US market did at a similar...

If you refuse to hire a criminal, you could be breaking the law

Originally published by Portner Press Discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s criminal record maybe unlawful unless it is based on...

Sydney chef awarded $18,200 payout after being fired after hospital stay

A Sydney chef who lost his job after being admitted to hospital due to cancer complications will receive an $18,000 payout as a result...

Worker sacked after asking for pay rise wins $4,000 compo payout

A South Australian noodle restaurant has been ordered to pay a worker $3,900 in compensation after bungling their dismissal.

Recent case exposes union’s bogus safety concerns

The Federal Court of Australia has imposed significant penalties on the CFMMEU after it found the union again in breach of workplace right of...