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Written by Environmental Manager managing editor Helen Jones “Suitably qualified” professionals to review WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) policies and procedures in the wake of a Supreme Court judgment are being finalised, EM has been told. WA environment minister Albert Jacob on December 17 said independent legal and governance auditors would be appointed to do the review. Jacob said ...more
Written by Workforce editor David Marin-Guzman. Exclusive Malaysian restaurant chain and so-called ‘Sydney institution’ Mamak is facing court action following claims it underpaid its foreign workers more than $87k, with its owners allegedly concealing the underpayments by providing false records to the workplace ombudsman. The Fair Work Ombudsman’s action filed late last year comes as ...more
Written by Workers Compensation Report editor Peter Angelopoulos The Federal Court has allowed Comcare’s appeal, in part, against a casual household attendant at the prime minister’s official residence by setting aside a medical treatment costs claim finding (07/07/15). But in her December 24 decision Justice Anna Katzmann remitted Shiree Power’s claim to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) to ...more