A recent case out of Melbourne raises a new question of whether a director of a company, who works at said company, is an employee for the purposes of accessing Fair Work provisions, specifically an unfair dismissal remedy.
Clerkship season is upon us and naturally students are coming out with queries about what WAM/GPA they need to avoid their application being culled by the firms who run clerkships. This is a fair enough question but it is futile and needs to stop. Let me explain why. (more…)
A childcare worker recently applied to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) for a remedy for unfair dismissal. Is it as simple as we think?