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Qantas ordered to re-hire customer service agent who rebooked flights for free - NEWS.com.au

Qantas ordered to re-hire customer service agent who rebooked flights for free - NEWS.com.au | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
NEWS.com.auQantas ordered to re-hire customer service agent who rebooked flights for freeNEWS.com.auFair Work Australia upheld Paul Carter's complaint of unfair dismissal for re-booking 31 passengers on flights without extra charge after they had...
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Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
HR Focus has changed the face of human resources. With us, human resource services are available for every company of every size. We bring our experience and business solutions to each company we service, but we also sit down with each company.
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Federal Government Backs Union in High Court Adverse Action Appeal

Federal Government Backs Union in High Court Adverse Action Appeal | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
The announcement that the Federal Government is intervening in the High Court appeal lodged by Bendigo TAFE against the Full Court of the Federal Court decision in Barclay v The Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of Technical and Further Education...
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Fair Work to crack down on sham contracting after report reveals businesses shirking workplace obligations

Fair Work to crack down on sham contracting after report reveals businesses shirking workplace obligations | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
Sham contracting is prevalent across a number of industries including the call centre and cleaning sectors, according to a new Fair Work Ombudsman report.

Via Anthony M Turner
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Lawyers call for Government's Fair Work review to examine adverse action ... - SmartCompany.com.au

Lawyers call for Government's Fair Work review to examine adverse action ... - SmartCompany.com.au | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
Lawyers call for Government's Fair Work review to examine adverse action ...SmartCompany.com.auThe general protection provisions of the Fair Work Act state that an employer must not take any "adverse action" against an employee because the employee...
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Beware: Employment Law Holds During Holiday Parties, Too

If your IT organization takes a well-deserved break this week to celebrate the holiday season, here's a fair warning for you: Regardless of whether you party at work....
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Unfair and Adverse Action Briefings - VECCI

New changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 allow employees to bring adverse action claims (There are still spots avilable for our adverse action business briefings in Dandenong, East Melbourne and Nunawading:
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Beard ban sparks unfair dismissal bid

Beard ban sparks unfair dismissal bid | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
Beard ban sparks unfair dismissal bid (A Queensland engineer unhappy about his employer's new policy on facial hair has lost his unfair dismissal bid - http://t.co/ykpR4BaQ...)...
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Recent Unfair Dismissal Case Highlights the Importance of a Social Media Policy | BlandsLaw | Employment, Commercial, Social Media and Agribusiness Law | Social Media Policy Resources

Recent Unfair Dismissal Case Highlights the Importance of a Social Media Policy | BlandsLaw | Employment, Commercial, Social Media and Agribusiness Law | Social Media Policy Resources | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
A hairdresser sacked for making disparaging comments about her boss on Facebook is now claiming unfair dismissal.
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Who Owns Your LinkedIn Contacts? - Forbes

Who Owns Your LinkedIn Contacts? - Forbes | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
A court in England required an ex-employee to turn over all of his LinkedIn contacts to his former employer. Can it happen to you? (Who Owns Your LinkedIn Contacts?

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Unfair dismissal: a see-saw for small business - Sydney Morning Herald

Unfair dismissal: a see-saw for small business - Sydney Morning Herald | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldUnfair dismissal: a see-saw for small businessSydney Morning HeraldExamples of this are the regulations that relate to unfair dismissal claims for small business owners.
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Woman Sues Employer Over Sex Accident on Business Trip

Woman Sues Employer Over Sex Accident on Business Trip | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
She sues her employer, reasoning that since it happened on the road for business purposes, her employer is responsible. In this case, her employer just happens to be the government -- the Australian government.
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Manly sack Des Hasler | Fox Sports

Manly sack Des Hasler | Fox Sports | Australian Employment Law | Scoop.it
Geoff Toovey has been appointed Manly coach, effective immediately, after the Sea Eagles board sacked Des Hasler for breach of contract.
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