Pendlebury
workplace law

Pendlebury Workplace Law is a specialist workplace relations and employment law legal practice based in Sydney.

General Protection Claims

Fair Work Act’s General Protections provisions covered a WIDE range of employment complaints

Workplace Update – Fair Work Act’s General Protections provisions covered a WIDE range of employment complaints In May, the Federal Court ruled that the Fair Work Act’s general protections provisions covered a wide range of employment complaints. However, it found that these were not the reason for a client services manager’s dismissal in the case […]

Brooke Pendlebury
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Dismissal, General Protection Claims, News


General Protection Claim – Myer proves dismissal NOT linked to workplace right or to gender

General Protection Claim – Myer proves dismissal NOT linked to workplace right or to gender In the decision of Vukovic v Myer Pty Ltd [2014] FCCA 985 (2 June 2014), a Myer sales manager, Vukovic, who did not disclose he had an anxiety condition to his employer, or make any plan to seek workers compensation, has failed to argue […]

Brooke Pendlebury

Dismissal, General Protection Claims, News


High Income Threshold Rises to $133,000

High Income Threshold Rises to $133,000 The Fair Work Commission has increased the High Income Threshold to $133,000 effective 1 July 2014. The high income threshold affects how modern awards apply to employees and affects their ability to access unfair dismissal. The high income threshold affects 3 main entitlements: Employees who earn more than the […]

Brooke Pendlebury
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Dismissal, General Protection Claims, News


Job Application Form Discriminatory

Woolworths were found to have discriminated against online job applicants by requiring them to provide their gender, date of birth and proof of their right to work in Australia, as ruled by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. The Tribunal said the requirement to provide the information breached the state’s Anti-Discrimination Act, and that Woolworths could […]

Brooke Pendlebury
Monday, December 29, 2014
Casual Employment, General Protection Claims, News