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Bakers Delight agreement application dismissed


Iconic Australian franchise Bakers Delight has had its plans to scrap an employee payment agreement thrown out, after a communication breakdown with the Fair Work Commission (FWC). According to court

Franchise brands urged to review minimum wage increase


The end of financial year (EOFY) celebrations kicked off early for workers with the national minimum wage increase officially rolled out on Monday. The minimum wage increase sees rates rise

2.2 million Aussie better off after minimum wage increase


More than 2.2 million Australians are set to better off after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) delivered a long-awaited pay rise. On Thursday, the body confirmed a 3 per cent

Labor to tackle wage theft in franchise businesses


Victims of wage theft in franchise businesses could have claims of up to $100,000 resolved in a day under a new proposal from the Labor party. Labour leader Bill Shorten

Workplace liability – Why employers need to know about the latest McDonald’s ruling


Experts are warning that the latest decision from the Industrial Court of Queensland may have sweeping implications for the state’s employers.

$335,000 in penalties for former 7-Eleven franchisee in Melbourne


The former operators of a 7-Eleven franchise in Melbourne have paid out a total of $335,664 in penalties following a report into employee underpayment from the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).

Casual workers win right to request permanent role


Following a landmark decision at the Fair Work Commission on Friday that saw a boost of their penalty rates, casual retail workers have once again been buoyed by new legislation.

Penalty rate win for casual retail workers


Retail, fast-food and warehousing union, the SDA has announced a major win for over 350,000 casual workers in the retail sector.

Domino’s faces employment agreement challenge


Domino’s is in the media spotlight again as one of its pizza delivery drivers takes the business to the Fair Work Commission over an employment agreement carved out with a shop workers union.