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Foodora enters administration, leaves landmark cases in limbo
Employment August 17, 2018 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 August 16, 2018 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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Big W worker wins $543,000 after injury sidelines career as paramedic
Employment August 6, 2018 7:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Big W worker whose on-the-job injury caused her chronic leg and back pain has won $543,000 in damages against Woolworths after the company admitted […]

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Qantas right to sack flight attendant who got drunk off-duty, FWC says
Employment August 1, 2018 8:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The dismissal of a Qantas flight attendant who got drunk on peach martinis while off duty in New York City was not unfair, the Fair […]

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Inghams’ failures did not cause worker’s car park assault, court says
Employment August 15, 2018 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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Ex-Bellamy’s boss loses $1.2M share dispute
Employment July 26, 2018 7:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of organic baby food producer Bellamy’s Australia has lost a legal battle over $1.2 million in options she claimed she was owed […]

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Macquarie Bank faces 3rd wage suit by financial advisers
Employment July 23, 2018 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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CFMMEU warned of deregistration risk for ‘aberrant’ conduct
Employment August 14, 2018 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMMEU must force “systemic behavioural change” on its construction division, a majority Full Federal Court said Tuesday in upholding a fine of $306,000 for […]

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UAE Exchange pays $1.3M to shortchanged workers
Employment August 2, 2018 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Foreign currency exchange business UAE Exchange Australia will compensate over 200 workers $1.335 million after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation found the company underpaid wages […]

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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment July 27, 2018 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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