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Court to hear challenge to unions funding class action against UGL
Class Actions 2021-06-03 12:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering giant UGL will file proceedings against two unions seeking to block them from funding an underpayments class action on behalf of casual workers, with […]

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Qantas engineers appeal COVID-19 stand down win for airline
Employment 2020-11-06 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Aircraft engineers for Qantas are challenging a ruling that the airline had no “genuine choice” when it stood them down in March during the COVID-19 […]

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Test case filed against Qantas over ‘unlawful’ job outsourcing
Employment 2020-12-09 2:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Qantas has been hit with a test case to determine whether axing 2,000 ground staff and replacing them with “insecure” labour hire workers is unlawful. […]

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Qantas had no choice but to stand down engineers during COVID-19 pandemic, court says
Coronavirus 2020-10-06 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas has praised a Federal Court judgment ruling that the airline had no “genuine choice” other than standing down its workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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CIMIC Group unit hit with underpayments class action
Class Actions 2021-03-08 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company UGL Limited is facing an employment class action on behalf of casual aluminium construction and manufacturing workers who were allegedly underpaid for over […]

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Qantas employee fired for viewing porn on company iPad loses appeal
Employment 2020-11-09 4:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A 59-year-old Qantas engineer who used his company-issued iPad to view pornographic material while at work has lost his unfair dismissal appeal. The Full Bench […]

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Qantas worker caught watching porn on company iPad not unfairly dismissed, FWC says
Employment 2020-07-07 8:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Qantas engineer who used his company-issued iPad to access pornographic material while at work has lost his unfair dismissal case. Fair Work Commission Deputy […]

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In victory for Mondelez, High Court reverses landmark personal leave ruling
Employment 2020-08-13 2:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mondelez has won its High Court challenge to a ruling on the method to be used for calculating workers’ personal days. The case centred on […]

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Judge says FWC can hear dispute over stood down Qantas, Jetstar engineers
Employment 2020-07-09 8:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The workplace umpire has jurisdiction to hear a case against Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar brought by the union for licenced aircraft maintenance engineers […]

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Qantas wins injunction against FWC in case by stood-down aircraft engineers
Employment 2020-05-19 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted Qantas an injunction temporarily blocking the Fair Work Commission from hearing a case brought by the union for the airline’s stood-down […]

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