Category - Employment Contracts & Agreements

Employee Contracts: From an Employee's Perspective

Every non-government employee is subject to an employment contract whether they know it or not, writes TGB’s Ben Smith.  An employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee.  It may be nothing but a handshake and verbal agreement, it could be in writing, or a combination of both. ...

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Fair Work Commission (FWC): What it Means for Employees

Employees and contractors can access the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for a variety of reasons. The FWC is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is independent and has the power to deal with minimum wages, enterprise bargaining, industrial action, actions affecting employment and termination of employment and other workplace...

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Mixed news for former Tiger Airways employees

Amid turbulent times for Australia’s aviation industry there is some good news. MEDIA: 3/11/11: ABC News radio 4/11/11: The Advertiser/AdelaideNow 4/11/11: Lawyers Weekly Most of Adelaide’s axed Tiger Airways employees have finally received their full entitlements, three months after being made redundant. A group sought...

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