Why Procedural Fairness is Critical

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Written by Pauline Grima and Rosa Raco A recent decision by Fair Work Commissioner Bernie Riordan once again highlighted the importance of ensuring procedural fairness when investigating incidents or complaints in the workplace. In October 2020, the Applicant filed an application to the Fair Work Commission (the FWC) seeking a remedy for an alleged unfair…

The High Court hands down decision on Personal Leave Entitlements

On 13 August 2020, the High Court handed down the long awaited decision in the matter of Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v AMWU & Ors [2020] HCA 29.  This is an important decision which has now confirmed how paid personal/carer’s leave should be accrued and taken under the National Employment Standards. The High Court of Australia…