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  • Nov 23
    Victorian businesses outline priorities ahead of 2018 State Election

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    The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Victoria Summit today set the business agenda for all political parties in the lead up to the State Election, with keynote addresses from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Leader of the Opposition Matthew Guy. Following a series of workshops...
  • Nov 22
    Unfair dismissal claim by Supervisor terminated for indecent exposure has been dismissed

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    An employee of over 25 years, who was acting in a supervisor role was terminated for serious misconduct after two employees alleged he “unzipped his pants, removed his penis, and shaken or waived his penis” at them 24 March 2017 and repeated the act on 29 March 2017 to two other...
  • Nov 22
    Verbal and physical altercation grounds for summary dismissal

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    The Fair Work Commission (the “Commission”) has found the summary dismissal of a roofing plumber involving a violent physical and verbal altercation was lawful in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cwth) (“Fair Work Act”).
  • Nov 22
    Supporting Victoria’s interests in GST distribution

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    The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently appeared before a hearing on the draft report of the Productivity Commission’s Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation (HFE) inquiry. This inquiry is looking at the way that Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue is distributed between the states.
  • Nov 22
    Working outdoors increases your skin cancer risk

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    This week Is National Skin Cancer Action week and coupled with the heat and sunny weather experienced across the state recently comes the important reminder of sun protection and early skin cancer detection for all Australians, including workers.

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