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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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Former Young Rich Lister sues ‘social media troll’ for defamation in landmark cyberbullying case
Defamation 2020-09-21 8:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Melbourne businessman Tolga Kumova has filed defamation proceedings against the operator of the Stock Swarmi Twitter account, a case that could lay down the legal […]

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Sacked Weekend Sunrise host Simon Reeve sues Seven Network
Employment 2020-09-14 11:25 am By Miklos Bolza

Game show host and news presenter Simon Reeve is suing the Seven Network for breach of contract, seeking compensation and pecuniary penalties after his sudden […]

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Judge says FWC can hear dispute over stood down Qantas, Jetstar engineers
Employment 2020-07-09 8:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The workplace umpire has jurisdiction to hear a case against Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar brought by the union for licenced aircraft maintenance engineers […]

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Businessman Kia Silverbrook can’t overturn $9.3M penalty for unpaid PAYG tax
Tax 2020-05-19 8:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a challenge by businessman and prolific inventor Kia Silverbrook to a finding that he was jointly liable to pay a […]

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Hero Sushi served $890,000 fine for underpaying workers, falsifying records
Employment 2020-05-18 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The operators of three Hero Sushi outlets have been fined a record $891,000 for underpaying staff and providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman […]

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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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