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Daily caffeine buzz: Can a director be an employee?

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.

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IMPORTANT: Stop obsessing over things you cannot control

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…)

Case Note: Adams v Starfire Pty Ltd

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?
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