Damages for breach of employment contracts

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has a powerful jurisdiction called “denied contractual benefits”. The Western Australian Industrial Relations Act 1979 confers upon the Commission a speedy and user friendly power to determine claims by employees who have had their employment contracts breached, for example by being underpaid agreed benefits such as com This begs […]

Discretionary bonuses: a workplace right?

Is a promise of a bonus at the discretion of management an entitlement to a bonus?Many employees work in workplaces where there is a bonus scheme available to the workforce or part of the workplace. The value of this to the employer is self evident; it is an incentive to be productive which will benefit […]