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Employers rail against "double dipping" as casual conversion case winds up

The Ai Group is warning that counting prior service when calculating benefits for regular casuals who become permanent will result in "double dipping" and has highlighted this week's FWC ruling that an employer must include past service in redundancy payouts, in its final submission to the casual conversion case.


Weakest CPI in 17 years ahead of FWC wages review

A leading economist has warned Australia is in a "self-fulfilling cycle" of low productivity and wages growth after today's CPI figures showed year-on-year inflation almost flatlining at just 1%.


Weekend penalty rates decision imminent: ACCI

The Fair Work Commission's much-anticipated ruling on weekend penalty rates is likely to be brought down in September, according to Australia's biggest employer group.

FWC sets plain language redraft schedule

The FWC is inviting comment on consultation schedules for the plain English redrafting of specific clauses in the pharmacy industry award, standard and common clauses in all awards, and the redrafting of the clerks, hospitality, restaurant and retail awards.

FWC seeking to give "plain language" treatment to more awards

The FWC has released a report on its plain English transformation of the pharmacy award and issued guidelines for plain English drafting, before it gives similar treatment to the clerks, retail, hospitality and restaurant awards.

New stage for FWC's interest-based dispute resolutions; & more

FWC's interest-based dispute resolution approach reaches new stage; Shorten Government would intervene in penalties case; Visa cases now the lion's share of FWO prosecutions; Budget Estimates hearings brought forward; Labor bid to disallow regulation postponed to Wednesday; and Slaters wins new finance deal.