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A Fair Work ruling which says delivery riders can work for multiple companies and still be considered employees is being challenged by Deliveroo

Food delivery giant Deliveroo is challenging a ruling last month by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) which found a dismissed rider was more like an employee than an independent contractor. The ruling, which acknowledged technology and the pandemic meant traditional employment had “changed dramatically”, has implications for the future of […]
A Fair Work ruling which says delivery riders can work for multiple companies and still be considered employees is being challenged by Deliveroo
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Menulog will consider Sydney delivery riders as full employees in a new trial, citing a ‘moral imperative’ to pay gig economy workers a minimum wage

Food delivery platform Menulog will consider its Sydney CBD riders as full employees under a new trial, CEO Morten Belling told a Senate Committee hearing. The company says it will temporarily provide a minimum wage, sick leave, superannuation, and other entitlements not usually offered to contractors in the gig economy. […]
Menulog will consider Sydney delivery riders as full employees in a new trial, citing a ‘moral imperative’ to pay gig economy workers a minimum wage
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Millions of Australian workers just got a 3.5% pay rise

More than two million Australian workers on minimum wages will receive a $24.30 pay rise to $719.20 per week after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) increased wages for the country’s lowest paid by 3.5%. The increase means that from July 1, the country’s minimum hourly rate of pay will be […]
Millions of Australian workers just got a 3.5% pay rise
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Bullying, sex toys and how CSL got rid of a complaining employee

This is a cautionary tale about sex toys, bullying and the internal workings of one of Australia’s most prominent companies on the international stage, blood products group CSL. Andrew Saunders was a brand manager, being paid a package of $173,041 a year, at CSL in Melbourne when he complained of […]
Bullying, sex toys and how CSL got rid of a complaining employee
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Australia’s minimum wage earners just received a 3.3% pay rise

The 2.3 million Australians on the minimum wage have been given a 3.3% pay rise to $694.90 a week. The Fair Work Commission says the $22.20 a week increase isn’t enough to lift all out of poverty. “We acknowledge that the increase we propose to award will not lift all […]
Australia’s minimum wage earners just received a 3.3% pay rise
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Full cuts to Sunday penalty rates have been delayed

Cuts to Sunday penalty rates for workers in the hospitality, fast food, pharmacy and retail industries will be phased in over several years. The Fair Work Commission today announced that only small cuts will be made to rates starting from next month. The rest will come between then and 2020. […]
Full cuts to Sunday penalty rates have been delayed
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Retailers want to phase in cuts to Sunday penalty rates

Retailers want cuts to Sunday penalty rates to be phased in over 12 months to minimse the impact on shop workers. The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) says this will also allow retailers to implement the benefits of the rate reduction, including offering additional hours of work and employment opportunities. The […]
Retailers want to phase in cuts to Sunday penalty rates
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Weekend penalty rates have been cut

The Fair Work Commission has decided to cut Sunday penalty rates for hundreds of thousands of retail, hospitality and fast food industry workers. The commission says the move, to take effect from July, will increase services and trading hours on Sundays and will likely lead to more employment. There is […]
Weekend penalty rates have been cut