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Macquarie Group hits back at advisers’ wage claims
Employment 2018-09-03 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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Judge wants ‘something to happen’ in slow-moving CFMMEU whistleblower case
Employment 2018-08-31 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 2018-08-29 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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 2018-08-28 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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AstraZeneca challenges landmark sick leave case
Employment 2018-08-24 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AstraZeneca is appealing a Fair Work Commission decision that workers are guaranteed 10 days’ sick leave under the National Employment Standards regardless of how long […]

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Woolworths faces $1B backpay claim in challenge to EBA
Employment 2018-08-23 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Woolworths has been hit with union action to scrap its enterprise bargaining agreement and put it on the hook for $1 billion in […]

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Appco can’t put brakes on ‘sham contracting’ class action
Class Actions 2018-08-21 1:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco Group Australia has failed in its bid to put a massive sham contracting class action in the Federal Court on hold while […]

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Foodora enters administration, leaves landmark cases in limbo
Employment 2018-08-17 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two weeks after announcing it would pull out of Australia, delivery food company Foodora has gone into administration, putting the brakes on two unfair dismissal […]

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Casual worker with predictable roster entitled to annual leave, Full Court says
Employment 2018-08-16 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A casual worker hired as a truck driver at a Rio Tinto coal mine was entitled to annual leave, the Full Federal Court said Friday […]

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Inghams’ failures did not cause worker’s car park assault, court says
Employment 2018-08-15 11:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Chicken processor Inghams has won an appeal of a ruling that put it on the hook for causing the late-night assault of a shift worker […]

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