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IR Claims: Getting screwed at work? 1800FORKED

Industrial Relations Claims recently took a harder approach in their advocacy for workers and contractors. I asked Miles Heffernan from IR Claims about the reason for the company’s new phone number, 1800FORKED. “I’m sick of the bullshit. We’ve been in this game a long time, and we still see employers simply ignoring worker’s rights. This …

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Australia’s volunteer firefighters deserve compensation

Volunteers fighting the current national bushfire crisis around Australia should receive compensation for their time, according to leading industrial advocate Miles Heffernan. His comments come after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced some volunteers would become eligible for payments to compensate them for lost income during time away from their regular employment. The bushfire payments Earlier …

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Prison officer sacked days before Christmas

Queensland Corrective services fired a prison officer days before Christmas because he didn’t finish a mandatory first-year certificate. According to a report in The Courier-Mail, furious union officials plan to challenge the dismissal. Work performance ‘unsatisfactory’ Shelton Williams worked at Borallon jail. He had until 7 January to complete the certificate. But officials from the Together …

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Miles Heffernan: from burger flipper to worker advocate

Miles Heffernan was just 15-years-old when he took on his first wage theft case, and won… and it was all over a pair of pants! Years later, Miles is a professional worker advocate. Related: Discrimination Claims wins $12,500 payout for a very expensive doodle. Like many young people, Miles’ first job was a burger flipper …

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Miles Heffernan: Industrial Relations Claims appears wage theft inquiry

Miles Heffernan, Director of Industrial Relations Claims appeared before the Queensland wage theft inquiry today. Representing four clients who had their wages stolen Industrial Relations Claims are seeking a better system of enforcement and an easier way for victims to recover what they’re owed. Chef Catherine Black, former medical centre manager Kay Clifton, truck driver …

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