In this recent Federal Circuit Court decision the court ordered the director to personally pay compensation and penalties for his involvement in underpayment of award entitlements.

This is another example of the court’s looking behind the corporate veil to hold individual directors accountable for their company’s conduct.

It is important that employers are alert to their obligations under the Fair Work Act but also that company directors are alert to the possibility of personal liability in certain circumstances.

Read more about the case here.