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Judge lashes TWU, Qantas for public comments in outsourcing dispute
Employment 2021-10-01 5:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised Qantas and the Transport Workers’ Union for their “not particularly helpful” public comments about whether or not ground staff will be […]

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Judge pushes on with penalty despite Qantas appeal in case over ground crew
Employment 2021-09-08 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas Airways is seeking to overturn a Federal Court finding that its decision to axe 2,000 ground staff and replace them with labour hire workers […]

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Qantas loses TWU’s challenge to ground staff outsourcing move
Employment 2021-07-30 12:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas has lost a case brought by the Transport Workers Union that challenged the airline’s decision to axe 2,000 staff and replace them with “insecure” […]

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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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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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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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