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Reconsider re-advertising "redundant" roles

4 June 2024 | The Fair Work Commission has warned employers against re-advertising "redundant" roles, following their recent decision to grant an extension to an unfairly dismissed employee.

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University Conduct Management and Response Taskforce Formed

27 May 2024 | AHEIA has launched the University Conduct Management and Response Taskforce to address staff and student conduct issues in Australian universities. Chaired by Lachlan Carr, the Taskforce aims to promote transparency and accountability. It will initially focus on non-disclosure agreements in cases of misconduct.

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Former employees may be entitled to EA pay increases

8 April 2024 | The High Court of Australia recently refused to allow an appeal from a decision of the Full Federal Court. The Full Federal Court ruled that two applicants were entitled to receive pay increases under new enterprise agreements, even though they had already resigned from their employment before the agreements were approved.

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Reconsider re-advertising "redundant" roles

4 June 2024 | The Fair Work Commission has warned employers against re-advertising "redundant" roles, following their recent decision to grant an extension to an unfairly dismissed employee.

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University Conduct Management and Response Taskforce Formed

27 May 2024 | AHEIA has launched the University Conduct Management and Response Taskforce to address staff and student conduct issues in Australian universities. Chaired by Lachlan Carr, the Taskforce aims to promote transparency and accountability. It will initially focus on non-disclosure agreements in cases of misconduct.

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Former employees may be entitled to EA pay increases

8 April 2024 | The High Court of Australia recently refused to allow an appeal from a decision of the Full Federal Court. The Full Federal Court ruled that two applicants were entitled to receive pay increases under new enterprise agreements, even though they had already resigned from their employment before the agreements were approved.

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Workplace delegates’ rights and general protections: new fact sheet published

14 March 2024 | The Fair Work Commission has published a plain language fact sheet on some recent changes to the general protections under the Fair Work Act 2009.

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Family and domestic violence general protections: new fact sheet

13 March 2024 | The Fair Work Commission has published a plain language fact sheet on some recent changes to the general protections under the Fair Work Act 2009.

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Federal Court refuses judicial review of cannabis smoker termination

7 March 2024 | The Federal Court of Australia declined an application for judicial review of a Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision regarding the unfair dismissal of an employee who was terminated for violating the employer's drug and alcohol policy.

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