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Union in UAE Exchange suit scolded for ‘throwing case into chaos’
Employment September 20, 2018 7:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark trial brought by the Financial Sector Union of Australia against UAE Exchange Australia has been vacated after a judge accused the union of […]

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Cricket Australia reaches deal with worker sacked over abortion tweet
Employment September 20, 2018 10:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Cricket Australia has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Tasmanian woman who was fired by the sports league for tweeting her views about abortion.

Boral subsidiary fined $30,000 for threatening to sack workforce
Employment September 12, 2018 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of building materials giant Boral was fined $30,000 Wednesday after threatening to sack its entire workforce for voting down proposed changes to an […]

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Touchpoint Media hit with $265k fine for underpaying journalists
Media September 10, 2018 11:10 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has ordered Queensland online news company Touchpoint Media to pay over $300,000 in wages owed to journalists and slapped the company with […]

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Woolworths asks court to toss worker’s sex discrimination case
Employment September 4, 2018 3:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths has denied discriminating against a long-serving female manager in one of its Queensland stores and has called on a court to dismiss the worker’s […]

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Macquarie Group hits back at advisers’ wage claims
Employment September 3, 2018 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Group has defended its remuneration package for financial advisers in its private wealth unit, denying claims it paid them entirely in commissions and unlawfully […]

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FWO drops sham contracting case against Foodora
Employment September 3, 2018 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Ombudsman has paused its sham contracting case against Foodora while the delivery food company is in administration. The FWO said Monday it […]

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Judge wants ‘something to happen’ in slow-moving CFMMEU whistleblower case
Employment August 31, 2018 11:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Friday bemoaned the slow progress of an unfair dismissal suit brought against the CFMMEU by two whistleblowers, telling lawyers at a hearing […]

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Broadspectrum workers not covered by enterprise agreement for future work, court affirms
Article August 29, 2018 10:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Spanish-controlled services company Broadspectrum has struck out in its appeal of a decision by the Fair Work Commission not to approve an enterprise agreement with […]

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CFMMEU can’t view file note by Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer
Employment August 28, 2018 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A file note from a Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer is protected by legal professional privilege, a judge has ruled, shooting down a claim by the […]

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