Unfair dismissal conference handy hints for employees

So you’ve lodged your unfair dismissal application with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and you have a date for a phone conciliation conference. Here’s some things to keep in mind at the conference: 1. A conference is not a hearing and a conciliator is not a judge, nor...

JobKeeper basics – Lifeline or mirage?

The JobKeeper scheme offers employers the ability to keep valuable staff in employment and substantially offset their wage costs. Employers covered by the scheme will be reimbursed $1,500 per fortnight per eligible employee over part or the whole of the 26 week period...

Covid 19 – What U need to know about stand downs

“Unprecedented”, “uncharted waters” – these are the phrases of our time.  Over the last 2 weeks, many businesses have closed their doors or faced a dramatic reduction in business and the law is struggling to catch up.  Both the Hospitality Industry (General) Award...