Tag results for: redundancy
As national employers shake out staff, bullying is on the rise
Comcare lawyer, Angela Sdrinis, analyses the fallout from a recent stress injury ruling.
Banks continue to announce big staff layoffs, with some commentators including the head of the Finance Sector Union, Leon Carter, predicting job losses totalling 10,000 over the next 18 months. At the same time, Telstra and Australia Post continue to shed workers more quietly but in large numbers. And if Tony Abbott gets in, numbers in the Commonwealth public service are likely to be slashed.
In my experience as a Comcare expert, management doesn't reach those...Read full article »
Fate of 41 former Community Connections staff in the balance
The fate of 41 staff sacked by the Community Connections agency (CCVL) who are owed more than $520,000 in redundancy payments will be decided by Fair Work Australia when it meets on 6 February to consider their plight.
The staff were made redundant by CCVL when the agency was stripped of its contracts to provide a range of services following two months of investigations by the Victorian Government.
Western Victorian law firm, Stringer Clark (in association with Ryan Carlisle Thomas), and the Australian Services Union have been pursuing CCVL on behalf of a...Read full article »