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Boral subsidiary fined $30,000 for threatening to sack workforce
Employment September 12, 2018 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of building materials giant Boral was fined $30,000 Wednesday after threatening to sack its entire workforce for voting down proposed changes to an […]

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CFMMEU can’t view file note by Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer
Employment August 28, 2018 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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Woolworths faces $1B backpay claim in challenge to EBA
Employment August 23, 2018 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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Class action firm backs Labor bid for gender pay gap disclosures
Employment September 24, 2018 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has thrown its support behind a Federal Labor proposal that would force larger companies to reveal the extent of […]

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Broadspectrum workers not covered by enterprise agreement for future work, court affirms
Article August 29, 2018 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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Appco can’t put brakes on ‘sham contracting’ class action
Class Actions August 21, 2018 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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Ex-Norton Rose partner asks judge to recuse himself from spat with firm
Employment November 5, 2018 8:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has been asked to recuse himself from a legal dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and a former employment partner who was […]

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Union asks court to shut down AstraZeneca’s sick leave appeal
Employment October 29, 2018 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Workers Union has called on the Federal Court to toss AstraZeneca’s challenge to a decision that workers are guaranteed 10 days’ sick leave […]

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Dad drops sex discrimination suit against M&C Saatchi over flexible hours
Employment October 4, 2018 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A sex discrimination lawsuit against advertising giant M&C Saatchi by a contract employee who claimed he was fired after requesting flexible hours to take care […]

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Watchdog wants $505K penalty for union’s poor record-keeping
Employment September 25, 2018 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner is seeking a $505,000 penalty against the CEPU for record-keeping breaches, despite the union’s claim that the conduct was not deliberate. […]

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