AMSJ » Fair Work Commission

Tag - Fair Work Commission

whistleblower definition and whistleblower policies

Whistleblower protection laws passed

New laws requiring organisations to protect whistleblowers and implement whistleblowing policies have passed through the Australian Government and is expected to come into effect on 1 July. On 19...

unfair dismissal claim

‘Sour grapes’ unfair dismissal | What not to do!

If you’re thinking about an unfair dismissal claim to seek revenge or inflict damage on your employer, you should think twice. A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission has resulted in...

accident pay

Cut to coal miners accident pay

According to a media release by the CFMEU, the length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work...

casual mining workers

Casuals may ask for permanent jobs from today

From today, some casual mining workers will be able to ask their employers for permanent positions if they have worked in that job for 12 months. The ruling by the Fair Work Commission allows casuals...

Miner loses beard battle with BHP Billiton

AN Adelaide man has been left in a prickly situation, after losing a battle with BHP Billiton for unfair dismissal when he was shaved from the company for having a beard. The Fair Work Commission...

Miner Sacked For Drug Use Claims Drink Was Spiked

A mine worker who tested positive to methylamphetamine during a routine mine site drug test has told the Fair Work Commission that she believes her drink was spiked during a hotel drinking binge...

AMSJ Summer Emag