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Slater and Gordon seeks costs for CFMEU merger objections
Employment 2018-03-14 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is seeking costs for defending against unsuccessful challenges brought by two industry groups to the merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and […]

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Sacked delivery riders take test cases to Fair Work Commission
Employment 2018-03-14 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission will have a chance to weigh whether delivery riders are protected under workplace laws when two riders take their unfair dismissal […]

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Industry groups appeal FWC approval of CFMEU merger
Herbert Smith Freehills 2018-03-09 6:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Industry groups filed an appeal yesterday of a Fair Work Commission decision that granted approval to the merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union […]

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Overlapping case dooms Visy bid to restart FWC action
Employment 2018-03-07 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Recycling giant Visy has lost an appeal of a decision to halt unfair dismissal claims by two employees while the company’s Federal Court action over […]

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FWC allows CFMEU merger to go ahead
Employment 2018-03-06 4:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has given the go-ahead to the proposed merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union with two other unions, a […]

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Game-changing ruling finds Spotless workers owed redundancy
Employment 2018-03-02 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Long-time employees of Spotless Services who were fired after a subsidiary lost a cleaning contract with a Sunshine Coast shopping centre were owed redundancy pay, […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t move mediation out of Sydney
Employment 2018-03-01 7:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Norton Rose employment partner in litigation with the firm over his firing has lost his bid to move next week’s scheduled mediation out […]

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Drink, drugs & a dodgy investigation can’t save a coal miner’s job
Employment 2018-02-28 9:28 am By Christine Caulfield

Alcohol, anti-depressants and the common use of bad language at the Illawarra coal mine did not excuse a sacked miner’s threatening and expletive-laced phone calls […]

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FWC tosses Qantas appeal over worker classification
Employment 2018-02-28 7:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas Ground Services has lost its challenge to the Full Fair Work Commission in a dispute with the Transport Workers Union over the classification of […]

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TWU appeals fine for leaving lapsed members on books
Employment 2018-02-27 9:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Transport Worker’s Union of Australia is challenging a $270,000 fine in a case brought by the union monitor alleging it kept almost 21,000 lapsed […]

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