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‘Sham’ enterprise agreements a no-go, says Full Federal Court
Employment 2018-05-25 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court on Friday dismissed an appeal of a ruling that barred a labour hire company from entering into an enterprise agreement with […]

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AWU faces court action for keeping lapsed members registered
Employment 2018-05-22 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner has filed Federal Court proceedings against the Australian Workers’ Union, alleging the union broke the law by failing to keep an […]

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TWU can’t stall $270k penalty for lax record keeping
Employment 2018-05-21 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Transport Workers Union has lost its bid for a stay of a court order that it pay a $270,000 penalty for allegedly keeping almost 21,000 […]

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Employment action against Airservices stalls over scope of class
Employment 2018-05-08 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Just who is entitled to join a Fair Work action against Airservices Australia is still up in the air, a court heard Tuesday, with lawyers […]

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Woolworths says ACCC’s claim in Eco case is embarrassing
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-05-04 9:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

“Embarrassing” is how Woolworths has described the ACCC’s claim that its line of environmentally-friendly disposable dishes doesn’t biodegrade in a reasonable amount of time. The […]

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Full Court derails Nationwide’s appeal attempt in Rush case
Media 2018-04-27 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed Nationwide News’ application for leave to appeal Justice Michael Wigney’s March judgment in the hotly contested Geoffrey Rush defamation […]

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Kellogg’s ends TM battle with tennis star over Special K mark
Intellectual Property 2018-04-27 9:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Kellogg‘s has ended its trade mark case against Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis, which sought to stop Kokkinakis from using his “Special K” nickname as […]

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Nationwide can’t file claim against Sydney Theatre Co. in Rush defamation case
Media 2018-04-20 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected an attempt by Nationwide News to drag the Sydney Theatre Company into a defamation case brought by actor Geoffrey Rush, calling […]

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BHP wins halt of FWC’s alternative-work decision
Employment 2018-04-16 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A BHP subsidiary has won a reprieve pending appeal of a Fair Work Commission decision that found it acted unreasonably when it failed to consider […]

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Rush claims Nationwide grasping for subpoena in defamation case
Media 2018-04-14 12:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for actor Geoffrey Rush has accused Nationwide News of wanting to change its defence purely to gain access to Sydney Theatre Company documents […]

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