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TWU can’t stall $270k penalty for lax record keeping
Employment May 21, 2018 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Transport Workers Union has lost its bid for a stay of a court order that it pay a $270,000 penalty for allegedly keeping almost 21,000 […]

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CFMEU official John Lomax wins AFP payout over blackmail charges
Employment May 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Federal Police has settled a malicious prosecution case brought by former CFMEU organiser John Lomax over blackmail charges against the union official that […]

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Appco can’t escape Fair Work class action by salesforce
Employment May 18, 2018 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow a class action to go forward against fundraising company Appco Australia Group alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid […]

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Dorevitch Pathology settles union’s Fair Work case over lockout
Employment May 18, 2018 12:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The union representing Dorevitch Pathology workers has settled a Fair Work case against the lab giant over a lockout notice the company sent to staff […]

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Aerocare loses Federal Court appeal over workplace agreement
Employment May 16, 2018 3:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by aviation services company Aerocare of a ruling rejecting an enterprise agreement the Transport Workers Union […]

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Sacked delivery riders take test cases to Fair Work Commission
Employment March 14, 2018 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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ABCC loses appeal over CFMEU blockade at Canberra site
Employment June 1, 2018 11:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner has lost its challenge to a Federal Court decision dismissing allegations that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union engaged in […]

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Judge gives cleaning co. in Fair Work case one more chance
Employment May 14, 2018 9:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has given the owner of an ACT-based cleaning company one more week to comply with court orders, after being accused of […]

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Foodora targeted by Fair Work Ombudsman for ‘sham’ contracting
Employment June 12, 2018 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Ombudsman launched legal action Tuesday against food delivery company Foodora, accusing it of shortchanging workers under “sham” contracts. The Federal Court case, […]

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Employers on notice after FWO’s win in race discrimination case
Employment May 28, 2018 2:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fresh off a win in its first race discrimination case, the Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning to employers that discriminate against workers on […]

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