Supportah TV – The new national minimum wage takes effect from today, increasing by $18.80 a week. Australian employment lawyer Stephen Dryley-Collins tells employers and employees what they need to know about the changes.
Supportah TV – Deliveroo rider Diego Franco has won a landmark unfair dismissal case against the food delivery company. The Fair Work Commission found that Franco was an employee, and not an independent contractor, meaning he is entitled to unfair dismissal protection, along with minimum wage, holiday and sick leave superannuation and workers compensation.
Supportah TV – Mobile phone footage captures the shocking moment a young worker is assaulted in an Adelaide bubble tea shop, allegedly during an argument over unpaid wages.
STV News – In a last minute back-flip, Pauline Hanson voted against amendments to the JobMaker wage credit legislation that would have protected older workers from being replaced by young people eligible for the wage credit.
STV News – Australia Post says it’s so short staffed as it copes with an unprecedented amount of mail and parcels during the coronavirus pandemic, that it’s asking its office workers to deliver mail in their own time.
The JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments will be cut back after September, but will remain in place until the new year.
The government announced the changes today as coronavirus continues to impact the economy, and unemployment continues to rise.