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Qantas doesn’t need approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills, FWC says
Employment 2018-07-24 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has said Qantas doesn’t need its approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills to assist it in an appeal in an unfair […]

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Macquarie Bank faces 3rd wage suit by financial advisers
Employment 2018-07-23 9:00 am By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Bank has been hit with a third lawsuit by financial advisers alleging the bank broke the law by paying them solely in commissions, this […]

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Lush to repay workers $2M after ‘monumental mistake’
Employment 2018-07-18 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Cosmetics company Lush Australia will pay back $2 million to thousands of workers after discovering an error in its payroll system dating back to 2010. […]

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Nail salon boss glossed over records in FWO case
Employment 2018-07-10 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Adelaide nail salon boss engaged in an “elaborate sham” to conceal the underpayment of two migrant workers by creating false time sheets, a court […]

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Former CEO sues Bellamy’s in $1.2M share dispute
Employment 2018-07-09 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of organic baby food producer Bellamy’s Australia has sued her old employer over $1.2 million in options allegedly owed as part of […]

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Full Court throws out CFMMEU appeal over definition of work ‘breaks’
Employment 2018-07-06 9:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by the CFMMEU claiming the times before and after work shifts counted as “breaks” in which it […]

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Global biotech CSL loses appeal after sacking sick employee
Employment 2018-07-05 11:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Biotech giant CSL has lost its challenge to a Fair Work Commission decision that found it unfairly sacked one of its workers deemed too sick […]

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Butcher wins $585,000 from employer over workplace assault
Employment 2018-07-05 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

National wholesale butcher Top Cut Foods has been ordered to pay almost $585,000 after a judge found its negligence led to a workplace assault which […]

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‘Offensive’ Instagram post a valid reason for firing hospital worker, FWC says
Employment 2018-07-03 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has thrown out an unfair dismissal case by a Sydney-based hospital employee who was fired after an unsolicited and “highly offensive” […]

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Toll can’t escape worker’s second case over right to convert to full-time
Employment 2018-07-03 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toll Transport has lost a bid to dismiss a second proceeding brought against it by a freight handler who last year won the right to […]

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