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Payroll that just doesn’t pay: Accountants targeted for accessorial liability in underpayment claims
By Adam Foster In the recent case of FWO -v- Blue Impression Pty Ltd & Ors  FCCA 810, the Federal Circuit Court recently held an accounting firm liable as an accessory to an employer’s underpayment of wages and breach of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“Act”). In 2014, the Fair Work Ombudsman (“FWO“)…Read More
In the recent decision of Brewer -v- On the Spot Dry Cleaners, one employer learnt the hard way when it was found that they had not followed the Unfair Fair Dismissal Small Business Code. The Fair Work Commission has reminded employers that they must get the termination process right, even when using the Small Business…Read More