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Lawyer must pay costs for appeal that should never have been filed, Full Court says
Employment 2021-05-11 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

A high-profile employment lawyer representing a sacked Jetstar pilot must pay the airline’s legal costs in defending an appeal application “that ought never to have […]

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Qantas can’t sack long haul pilot that reached mandatory retirement age
Employment 2021-04-26 12:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has temporarily barred Qantas from moving forward with its plans to terminate a long haul pilot who reached the mandatory retirement age of […]

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Irate judge says lawyers should personally face costs for signing off on deficient cases
Employment 2021-03-05 4:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Certification of pleadings in legal action is not a formality that needs to be “ticked off”, and solicitors who put their signature to improperly pleaded […]

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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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‘Deliberate exploitation’: On The Run fined $65k for denying worker meal and toilet breaks
Employment 2020-08-20 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity for convenience store chain On The Run has been slapped with a penalty of almost $65,000 for underpaying and failing to provide […]

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CFMEU hit with $3M judgment for industrial action against Chevron
Employment 2020-04-14 6:10 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Chevron has won a $3 million judgment against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, after a court found the Maritime Union of Australia, […]

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United wins FWO case alleging it evaded workplace investigators
Employment 2020-05-07 4:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman against United Petroleum to enforce a notice to produce records as part of an […]

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Judge finds ‘seriously arguable’ case that CFMEU organised wharfies ‘go slow’
Employment 2019-08-06 11:55 am By Amelia Birnie

Australian stevedoring company DP World has won an interim bid to stop a “go slow” at its container terminal in the Port of Melbourne, after […]

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