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Judge frowns on survey to determine CBA’s liability in rest break case
Employment 2022-07-06 5:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned the Finance Sector Union’s idea to use a survey to gather evidence about 3,000 employees who claim the Commonwealth Bank of […]

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University sued by union over ‘inaccurate’ workload formula
Lucy Saunders 2022-05-31 9:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The National Tertiary Education Industry Union has brought proceedings against the University of the Sunshine Coast for allegedly allocating teaching and research work to academic […]

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CBA says it wasn’t obligated to roster breaks enshrined in enterprise agreements
Employment 2022-05-17 4:07 pm By Sam Matthews

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has hit back at a $45 million lawsuit alleging it failed to provide thousands of employees with paid rest breaks […]

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Qantas engineers lose appeal over COVID-19 stand down orders
Coronavirus 2022-04-01 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Aircraft engineers for Qantas have lost a challenge to a ruling that the airline had no “genuine choice” when it stood them down in March […]

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Qantas unfairly fired safety instructor who stared at employee’s chest, FWC finds
Employment 2022-03-29 12:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Qantas safety instructor who was fired for allegedly staring at a female employee’s chest during a training session will get his job back after […]

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CBA says branch arrangements ‘critical’ to defence of $45M rest break case
Employment 2022-03-01 9:39 pm By Sam Matthews

Commonwealth Bank has won more time to examine the particular work arrangements in 24 individual branches, as it fights allegations of systemic failures to provide […]

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CBA wants more info on $45M rest break lawsuit
Employment 2022-02-21 4:21 pm By Sam Matthews

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants more details about the Finance Sector Union’s allegations that it failed to provide thousands of employees with paid rest breaks […]

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CIMIC unit hits back at underpayments class action, says workers ‘overpaid’
Class Actions 2022-01-24 5:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company UGL Limited has denied wrongdoing in a class action on behalf of casual aluminium construction and manufacturing workers who were allegedly underpaid for […]

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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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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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