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Full bench reverses public holiday ruling

The SDA has successfully appealed against fast food and hair & beauty industry employers having greater flexibility in compensating employees for working on public holidays.


Regular overtime should be counted as income: Full bench

In an important decision, a Fair Work Commission full bench has ruled that regular overtime can be classified as earnings when determining whether the remuneration of workers making unfair dismissal claims is below the statutory limit.

Employers seeking annual leave changes in award review

The AiG will argue for a raft of annual leave changes as part of the four-year review of modern awards, including greater powers for employers to compel workers to take annual leave during close-downs and when accrued leave reaches "excessive" levels.

FWC scraps junior rates for 20-year-old retail workers

In a significant decision, a Fair Work Commission full bench has agreed to scrap the 90% rate for 20-year-old retail workers, holding they should receive full adult pay after six months with an employer.

Bill repeals employers' PPL "paymaster" role

Employers will only have a role in paying workers their government-funded parental leave entitlement if they want one, under legislation introduced into federal parliament by the Coalition this morning.

Labour hire arrangement a sham: Federal Court

The Federal Court has found that shifting seasonal workers to a new employer after they'd worked 40 hours a week was a "sham" arrangement to avoid paying overtime.