Complaints About Employment

In talking about what sort of complaints about employment might be covered by the adverse action provisions in the Fair Work Act, a recent judgement by Justice Mordy Bromberg of the Federal Court found that the nexus would likely be satisfied “where the subject matter of the complaint raises an issue with potential implications for the complainant’s employment”. This means that relevant complaints might cover a wide range of employment issues but they still must be an operative reason why the adverse action was taken