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Making A WorkCover Claim | Explainer

Making a WorkCover claim can be complicated and if not managed correctly could result in you having your claim rejected.  Leading industrial advocate Miles Heffernan has some important tips and advice for workers about how to make a WorkCover claim in Australia, whether it is for a physical injury or a psychological injury that happened at work.

How Much Money Did Israel Folau Really Get? | News

Sacked footballer Israel Folau is a greedy, dishonest, ignorant hypocrite. WATCH to find out how much money he was really paid by Rugby Australia as industrial advocate Miles Heffernan explains the unlawful termination case and what it means for the Australian government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill.  Equality campaigner Julian Evans also has an important message for young gay Australians in the wake of the Folau fiasco.

How A Hospital Security Guard Won His Unfair Dismissal Claim | News

WATCH the CCTV footage of an incident that led to the sacking of a hospital security guard.  Michael Scott filed a claim for unfair dismissal after he was fired over the way he restrained a drunk mentally ill patient.

Uber Eats Drivers Punished For Using Rival App | News

Australian Uber Eats drivers say their earnings have been slashed by 50 per cent after the company changed its algorithm to favour bicycle and scooter riders.

How Does Wage Theft Work In Australia? | Explainer

Wage theft is the systematic underpayment of a worker’s wages and entitlements.  WATCH to find out how it happens, what your rights are and how you can go about recovering your stolen wages.

Employers Who Steal Wages To Face Criminal Charges | News

The federal government has released a discussion paper proposing criminal penalties for employers who deliberately or recklessly underpay their staff.

Worker Appeals Unfair Dismissal Over Hitler Video | News

A former BP technician is appealing a decision by the Fair Work Commission which found that his employer had the right to sack him after he posted a Hitler “Downfall” parody video to a private Facebook group that made fun of Enterprise Agreement negotiations taking place at the company at the time.

Retired Nurse Sued By Queensland Health | News

Retired intensive care nurse Kay Boisen is facing court action by her former employer, Queensland Health, for $40,000 worth of long service leave it says she was not entitled to take.  WATCH how the Nurses’ Professional Association of Queensland plans to fight the case.

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