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Qantas told pilot he was too old for redundancy offer, lawsuit says
Employment 2021-02-10 5:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A 64-year-old Qantas pilot who was stood down as part of the airline’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has launched a lawsuit accusing Qantas of […]

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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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Unions take sick leave case for stood-down Qantas workers to High Court
Appeals 2020-12-23 4:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unions for 20,000 Qantas workers on stand-down orders amid the coronavirus pandemic have asked the High Court to overturn a ruling that they are not […]

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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 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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Test case filed against Qantas over ‘unlawful’ job outsourcing
Employment 2020-12-09 2:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Qantas has been hit with a test case to determine whether axing 2,000 ground staff and replacing them with “insecure” labour hire workers is unlawful. […]

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Stood-down Qantas workers lose second bid for sick leave
Employment 2020-11-27 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Qantas workers on stand-down orders during the coronavirus pandemic have lost an appeal to overturn a ruling that they are not entitled to access paid […]

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Self-repped Qantas worker deserves ‘liberal and lenient’ treatment, judge says
Employment 2020-11-17 3:48 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has declined to throw out a lawsuit brought against Qantas by a self-represented worker who was stood down, saying a “liberal and lenient” […]

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Qantas employee fired for viewing porn on company iPad loses appeal
Employment 2020-11-09 4:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A 59-year-old Qantas engineer who used his company-issued iPad to view pornographic material while at work has lost his unfair dismissal appeal. The Full Bench […]

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Qantas engineers appeal COVID-19 stand down win for airline
Employment 2020-11-06 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Aircraft engineers for Qantas are challenging a ruling that the airline had no “genuine choice” when it stood them down in March during the COVID-19 […]

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