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High Court won’t hear case over sick leave for stood-down Qantas workers
Employment 2021-05-21 2:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied special leave to unions representing 20,000 Qantas workers who were stood down during the coronavirus pandemic to challenge a ruling […]

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Appeals court upholds minimal salary increases for public sector workers due to COVID-19
Employment 2021-04-26 6:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NSW public sector employees have lost their bid for a 2.5 per cent salary increase, with an appeals court upholding a decision which found the […]

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Qantas did not misuse Jobkeeper, appeals court finds
Employment 2020-12-17 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

The terms of the Fair Work Act do not guarantee employees of Qantas or potentially any workers in Australia the right to entitlements such as […]

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Full Court throws out Aldi’s misleading conduct case against union
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-22 6:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Full Federal Court has upheld the dismissal of grocery store Aldi’s lawsuit claiming that the Transport Workers Union engaged in misleading conduct by representing […]

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Qantas appeals court’s finding that it misapplied JobKeeper
Appeals 2020-10-15 11:27 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas Airways will challenge a court’s finding that it incorrectly applied the JobKeeper scheme and underpaid its staff. The airline filed the appeal Wednesday, despite […]

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Unions take JobKeeper fight with Qantas to High Court
Employment 2021-01-13 4:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three unions representing Qantas workers have asked the High Court for special leave to appeal a ruling from the Full Federal Court siding with the […]

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Qantas outsourcing test case narrowed after judge criticises ‘extra layer of complication’
Employment 2020-12-23 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Transport Workers’ Union has amended its case against Qantas challenging a decision to outsource 2,000 jobs, after a Federal Court judge urged the union […]

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Qantas underpaying staff by ‘setting off’ JobKeeper payments, court finds
Employment 2020-09-24 6:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has provided clarification as to how the Morrison government’s JobKeeper scheme operates, in a ruling against Qantas Airways that found the airline […]

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Court denies sick leave to Qantas workers stood down due to COVID-19
Coronavirus 2020-05-18 5:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Qantas employees who have been stood down due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are not entitled to access sick leave or compassionate leave, […]

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Aldi takes another shot at misleading conduct case against TWU
Appeals 2020-04-07 6:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

German grocery store Aldi Foods has appealed a Federal Court decision dismissing its case against the Transport Workers Union on a “legal technicality” despite a […]

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