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Fair Work Commission releases first substantive COVID-19 decision

On 6 April, the Fair Work Commission handed down its first substantive decision regarding the COVID-19 crisis in Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical & Services Union v Auscript Australia Pty Ltd. Its finding that Auscript had breached its consultation obligations is not good news for employers seeking to implement rapid changes to their workforce.

In this article, W+K EPL specialist Chris Mossman explains why this decision serves as a timely reminder that employers cannot ignore their consultation obligations.

To read the full article, click on the download below.

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