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This issue of Christian Media & Arts Law Notes looks at what employers can do if they feel employees are abusing leave entitlements, and a recent Federal Court decision means media organisations need to be more diligent with their Standard Form Contracts.
Employee Absenteeism – When absence does not make the heart grow fonder
Abuse of leave entitlements by employees can lead to significant loss of money and productive working hours for a business. On what grounds can an employer terminate an employee within the provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009?
The Federal Court of Australia has recently ordered Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd to pay penalties of $230,000 for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law. This decision offers several important lessons for media organisations both in relation to your contracts and those imposed on you by others.