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  • Jul 29
    Changing RTW date on medical certificate was misconduct

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    A Brisbane-based airline catering firm was right to dismiss a chef for altering a medical certificate so she could return to work a day early after a bout of viral flu, the Fair Work Commission has ruled.
  • Jul 29
    Victorian Chamber helps secure rebate for quad bike safety

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    Victorian agriculture business can now receive up to $1200 to fit rollover protection or upgrade quad bikes in an effort to reduce quad bike deaths. The $6 million scheme comes after the Victorian government consulted the Victorian Chamber, who sent a strong message that if the government wanted to...
  • Jul 29
    No evidence, no automatic right to compassionate leave

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    The adverse action claim of a freight company employee who was sacked after failing to substantiate a request for compassionate leave has been thrown out by the Federal Circuit Court. Following the death of her grandfather on 1 May 2015, the employee requested compassionate leave to attend a...
  • Jul 28
    Big festival for small business

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    Small business will take centre stage for the month of August as Victoria celebrates the achievements and economic contribution of small business and looks ahead to helping them prosper.
  • Jul 28
    Managers on the hook for contraventions by their employer

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    Managers and HR personnel could now be personally liable, along with company directors, for breaches of federal workplace laws by their employer.

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