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Casual forklift driver awarded $11,149 in compensation for his unfair dismissal

A forklift driver has been awarded compensation for unfair dismissal

07 January 2017

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From the Chief Executive - 6 January 2017

This year the Victorian Chamber is holding a state-wide summit.

07 January 2017

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How safe is your workplace?

In 2016 there were a total of 26 fatalities reported to WorkSafe Victoria

07 January 2017

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Victorian exporters celebrate the New Year

The second year of the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), with reductions in tariffs effective from 1 January

07 January 2017

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Appeal results in significant reduction in compensation for unfair dismissal

An employer successfully appealed a compensation order of $32,305

20 January 2017

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Function fracas constitutes valid reason for dismissal

An employee who aggressively pushed a bar patron whilst attending a workplace function has had his application to overturn his unfair dismissal thrown out by the Fair Work Commission.

20 January 2017

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Is your business affected by late payments?

The ASBFEO is conducting a nationwide survey to understand the effects of late payments

20 January 2017

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Encouraging but mixed results in latest Return To Work survey (2016) by Safe Work Australia

More than 6,000 injured workers have revealed their views about Return To Work

20 January 2017

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From the Chief Executive – 20 January 2017

It has already been a busy start to 2017 with many businesses coming out of the summer break with new plans to enable growth in the year ahead. It is an exciting and busy time for the tourism and hospitality sectors, with the Australian Open in full swing and many domestic and international holidaymakers enjoying visiting our wonderful state.

20 January 2017

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From the Chief Executive - 3 February 2017

The city is alive with Chinese New Year celebrations set to continue until 12 February

03 February 2017

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Chinese New Year starts with a rooster crow

Traditionally, rooster years are times to get things done.

04 February 2017

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Facebook 'tagging' suggesting colleagues engaged in sexual activity not enough to warrant dismissal Facebook

This case highlights the importance of correctly handling investigations of misconduct

04 February 2017

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Mental Health, Wellbeing and Metro Trains

Mentally healthy workplaces benefit not just your staff members’ wellbeing but also your bottom line

04 February 2017

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From the Chief Executive – 16 February 2017

Time is ticking for Victoria to stem rising energy costs and supply rises before it’s too late.

16 February 2017

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Mental Health, Wellbeing and beyondblue

A mentally healthy workplace benefits not just your staff members’ wellbeing but also your bottom line

16 February 2017

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From the Chief Executive – 17 February 2017

This week, the Victorian Chamber publicly called for all political parties to end the uncertainty around energy pricing and supply by removing the moratorium on the exploration and development of onshore conventional gas.

17 February 2017