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Full Court throws out Aldi’s misleading conduct case against union
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-22 6:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Full Federal Court has upheld the dismissal of grocery store Aldi’s lawsuit claiming that the Transport Workers Union engaged in misleading conduct by representing […]

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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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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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Tandem unit’s bid to shut down sham contracting class action fails again
Employment 2020-11-30 2:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of telecommunications contractor Tandem has lost an appeal in its fight over the validity of a sham contracting class action by technicians alleging […]

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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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‘Industrial activity’ under Fair Work Act doesn’t extend to spat over worksite amenities, court says
Employment 2020-11-12 7:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an important ruling that confines the scope of “industrial activity” under the Fair Work Act, the Full Federal Court has overturned a $50,000 fine […]

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Costs orders should be the exception in funded Fair Work cases, judge says
Employment 2020-07-09 11:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in a ‘sham’ contracting class action brought on behalf of telecommunications workers have both lost bids to recover interlocutory costs, with a judge […]

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Foxtel, Optus contractor criticises ‘opportunistic’ new sham contracting class action
Class Actions 2020-08-10 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Communications and technical services company BSA Limited has slammed as “opportunistic” an employment class action by allegedly underpaid technicians, saying the media was informed of […]

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Fight brewing over whether group members can face cross-claims in Tandem class action
Class Actions 2020-09-14 4:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of workforce management company Tandem, which contracts with Telstra and Optus, has foreshadowed future cross-claims against group members who claim they were misclassified […]

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Battle over counterclaims against group members could change class action landscape
Class Actions 2020-09-21 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An upcoming legal battle over whether counterclaims can be brought against non-party group members in a class action against a unit of recruiter Tandem could […]

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