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Junior doctor behind class action can’t seek compensation for group members, court told
Class Actions 2021-09-24 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Health wants to amend its defence to an underpayments class action on behalf of 24,000 junior doctors, bringing claims that the lead applicant is […]

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Government hit with underpayments class action by postgrad research candidates
Class Actions 2021-09-23 5:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An ancient history academic and lawyer has filed a class action against the federal government, claiming he and other postgraduate research candidates were underpaid by […]

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Judge slams ‘everything but the kitchen sink’ approach to Fair Work claims
Employment 2021-09-23 6:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge hearing a $2 million dispute between a former tenured professor and the University of New South Wales has lamented the lengthy pleadings filed […]

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BHP settles with worker sacked over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2021-09-22 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has resolved a case by an employee who claimed the company breached the Fair Work Act by sacking her for alleged social media […]

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Qantas can’t stay penalty hearing in outsourcing dispute with TWU
Employment 2021-09-21 2:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas has lost its second attempt to delay a hearing on further relief pending an appeal in its outsourcing spat with the Transport Workers Union, […]

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Woolworths says $330M underpayments remediation should scuttle FWO’s case
Employment 2021-09-21 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths has denied the Fair Work Ombudsman is entitled to seek compensation for its underpayment of staff, saying its $330 million remediation to […]

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Airservices appeals loss to union over use of ‘grey days’ policy
Employment 2021-09-21 2:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Government-owned Airservices Australia has appealed an order that it pay $72,450 in fines to a civilian air traffic controllers union for withdrawing guidelines for standby […]

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Delaying penalty until after Qantas outsourcing appeal ‘unfair’, court told
Employment 2021-09-20 6:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas has filed a bid to delay a hearing on penalty after a judge found the airline outsourced ground operations partly to prevent employees engaging […]

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Sydney law firm didn’t pay paralegal minimum wage: FWO
Employment 2021-09-17 6:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A boutique Sydney law firm has been taken to court by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly failing to pay the minimum wage to a […]

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Nuix scolded by judge for defaulting on orders in former CEO’s case
Corporate 2021-09-16 5:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a case brought by the former boss of Nuix has taken the embattled technology company to task for failing to comply with […]

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