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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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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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Qantas sued for denying sick leave to stood-down workers
Coronavirus 2020-04-28 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas breached the Fair Work Act by failing to pay personal carers leave and compassionate leave to employees stood down in response to the coronavirus […]

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Judge slams NRMA’s ‘intrusion’ on industrial jurisdiction with consumer suit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-12 1:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has thrown out the NRMA’s consumer case against the maritime union over its Sydney fast ferry campaign, ruling that a verdict in favour […]

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IP, consumer challenge to union campaign could raise freedom of speech concerns, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-07-11 3:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NRMA’s bid to restrain the maritime union’s campaign over the safety and employment standards of Sydney’s fast ferry services on the grounds that it […]

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Judge slams ‘extremely unhelpful’ Qantas defence in underpayment case
Employment 2019-02-01 11:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has taken Qantas to task over its defence in a Fair Work case brought by the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association union over […]

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Qantas slammed for ‘ridiculous’ particulars request in Fair Work case
Employment 2018-10-19 10:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Friday called a request for particulars by Qantas “ridiculous”, during the first hearing in a case brought by mechanics alleging […]

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