Upcoming Penalty Rate Changes In The General Retail Industry Award 2010

On 1 October 2018, the Fair Work Commission, as part of its 4-year modern award review, made a decision which will amend evening, Saturday and Sunday penalty rates under the General Retail Industry Award 2010.

Chao Ni – Appointed Principal At MST Lawyers

MST Lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Chao Ni as a Principal in its Employment Law team.

Secretly Recording Work Colleagues

Recording workplace conversations is a hot and contentious topic for employers and employees alike. In a world full of easily accessible recording devices, the secret recording of a conversation is more common than we would like to think. Individuals should be aware of their rights and obligations when considering recording a conversation in the workplace.

Is it ever okay to record workplace conversations secretly?

Unfair Dismissal vs General Protections (Adverse Action) Claims

It is critically important for business owners, employers and employees to understand their rights and obligations surrounding termination of employment under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act).

This article examines two of the most common claims used by an employee following the cessation of their employment.