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Appeals court upholds minimal salary increases for public sector workers due to COVID-19
Employment 2021-04-26 6:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NSW public sector employees have lost their bid for a 2.5 per cent salary increase, with an appeals court upholding a decision which found the […]

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CFMEU liable for officers’ refusal to produce permits, Full Court holds
Employment 2020-11-25 6:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Full Federal Court has upheld a ruling that the CFMEU was “knowingly concerned” in the refusal of union officers to produce entry permits at […]

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Spotless on the hook for redundancy pay after losing appeal
Employment 2020-07-01 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Cleaning services giant Spotless must pay redundancy entitlements to a group of workers it sacked, after failing to convince a court of appeal that it […]

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Ex-Rockmans GM sues Noni B for ‘retrospective termination’
Employment 2020-06-12 9:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former general manager of women’s fashion retailer Rockmans is suing parent company Noni B, claiming he was not given any notice before being sacked […]

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Fair Work Commissioner cleared of bias over ‘smokebomb’ comment
Employment 2019-06-05 9:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an appeal by the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union challenging a decision by a commissioner to not […]

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CFMMEU fined $55,000 for pressuring worker to join union
Employment 2019-03-08 9:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CFMMEU has been hit with a $55,080 penalty after a judge found the union pressured a landscaper to join despite only being contracted to […]

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CFMMEU abused safety officer at Qube work site, ABCC says in new action
Employment 2019-03-04 7:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has brought a new lawsuit against the CFMMEU, alleging the union organised unlawful industrial action and verbally abused a […]

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High Court rejects CFMMEU’s appeal of $306,000 fine
Construction 2018-12-06 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union has lost its bid to be heard by the High Court of Australia after an appeals court […]

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Watchdog wants $505K penalty for union’s poor record-keeping
Employment 2018-09-25 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner is seeking a $505,000 penalty against the CEPU for record-keeping breaches, despite the union’s claim that the conduct was not deliberate. […]

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CFMMEU warned of deregistration risk for ‘aberrant’ conduct
Employment 2018-08-14 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMMEU must force “systemic behavioural change” on its construction division, a majority Full Federal Court said Tuesday in upholding a fine of $306,000 for […]

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