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Government may block GetSwift’s relocation to Canada while litigation on foot
Corporate 2020-11-24 5:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has indicated the government may oppose GetSwift’s bid to relocate to Canada while the company is facing a $50 million shareholder class […]

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FWC arbitration doesn’t doom union’s lawsuit against Airservices
Employment 2020-11-18 5:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that an arbitration proceeding before the Fair Work Commission does not doom a Federal Court lawsuit brought by the civilian air […]

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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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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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Qantas had no choice but to stand down engineers during COVID-19 pandemic, court says
Coronavirus 2020-10-06 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas has praised a Federal Court judgment ruling that the airline had no “genuine choice” other than standing down its workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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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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Common fund orders under attack again in Takata airbags class action
Class Actions 2020-09-16 2:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Common fund orders are again under scrutiny in a class action which was at the centre of the High Court’s decision to strike down the […]

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Judge calls for legislative reforms as appeals court transfers Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-09-08 11:34 am By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has dealt with complex jurisdiction and limitations issues in transferring one of three class actions against ride sharing giant Uber to another […]

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