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Lifestyles of the not so rich and famous - the Federal Court refuses Salim Mehajer’s bid to annul his bankruptcy

Australia - December 9 2019 In a recent decision, the Federal Court of Australia declined to annul a bankruptcy in circumstances where the bankrupt claimed the proceedings…

Andrew Lacey, Guy Lewis

The Fair Work Commission’s Annual Report for Financial Year 2018-19: What employers need to know

Australia - October 28 2019 The Fair Work Commission's (FWC) annual report for the 2018-2019 financial year highlights a number of interesting trends in the field of employment…

Nicola Martin

Hitler video - funny or foul?

Australia - October 3 2019 The Fair Work Commission considered whether an employee's dismissal for a parody of enterprise bargaining negotiations was an unfair dismissal in…

Nicola Martin

Putting the theft in “Wage Theft”- criminal sanctions for employers who underpay employees?

Australia - September 30 2019 Earlier this month, the Attorney-General's Department released two discussion papers, commissioned by the Prime Minister, investigating current…

Nicola Martin

It’s not business as usual with the Fair Work Act - a new future for employee rights to take industrial action for climate change issues?

Australia - September 18 2019 On 16 September 2019, Adam Bandt MP, Federal Member for Melbourne, introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Stop Work to Stop Warming) Bill 2019 (the…

Nicola Martin