Articles with tag fair-work-australia


Retailer breaches discrimination laws

A Melbourne retail company has been found guilty for discriminating against a pregnant employee.

Posted Tue 12/02/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Hit and miss: Fair Work Act review

The independent review of the Fair Work Australia Act has produced a mixed bag of feelings from retailers.

Posted Fri 03/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

FWA increases minimum wage

The Fair Work Australia's decision to increase the minimum wage by 2.9 per cent has left many retailers heart broken as it ignores strong signals that the sector is struggling.

Posted Mon 04/06/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Federal Court overrules after school work

The Federal Court has dismissed the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association's appeal against the decision of Fair Work Australia to allow school students to complete short shifts in retail businesses after school hours.

Posted Fri 11/05/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

NRA defends against FWA ruling

The NRA is the only retail organisation involved in this case, and having prosecuted the issue from the start will now defend the appeal brought by the shop assistant union.

Posted Fri 15/07/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers outraged by union short shift appeal

The Australian Retailers Association has hit out at Fair Work Australia after it allowed a union appeal on plans to cut the minimum shift requirement for students.

Posted Thu 30/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Fair Work Australia says yes to short shifts for high school students

Secondary school student employees will now be able to work 1.5 hour long shifts after school following a decision by Fair Work Australia to alter the General Retail Industry Award 2010.

Posted Tue 21/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers slam FWA for wage increase

Some Australian retailers will be hard hit with Fair Work Australia's decisions to increase modern award minimum wages by 3.4 per cent.

Posted Mon 06/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

ANRA calls for wage increase

The retail industry is an award-dependent sector and has absorbed the wage increase of 2010 and a strategy is needed to ensure not to burden those sectors still moving towards recovery.

Posted Mon 21/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

FWO educates retailers on workplace laws

Fair Work inspectors will be providing information packs to employers previously covered by the NSW industrial relations system but who are now under the national workplace relations system.

Posted Wed 23/02/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Retailers angry over Fair Work decision

Fair Work Australia has upheld its decision to refuse to amend retail award’s minimum three hour shift requirement.

Posted Tue 12/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Fair Work denies young Australians jobs with minimum 3 hour shifts

Fair Work Australia's decision to keep the new retail award's minimum three hour shift requirement will take jobs away from thousands of young Australian workers.

Posted Thu 15/07/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Minimum wage increase will cost jobs, says ARA

The Australian Retailers Association said it was reeling by Fair Work Australia's decision to increase the minimum wage by $26 per week, when retailers are already facing a double whammy with Modern Award wage increases from 1 July.

Posted Fri 04/06/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Seventy per cent of retailers have no ER support

New research has confirmed retailers need help to comply with the Modern Retail Award and the Fair Work Australia regime, with only three out of 10 retailers having access to in-house employment relations specialists.

Posted Tue 24/11/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

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