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FWC rejects ACTU bid for flexible hours, oks unpaid domestic violence leave
Employment March 27, 2018 3:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has rejected a call by unions for family-friendly working arrangements but provisionally offered a compromise that would expand the number of […]

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Woolworths wins appeal of FWC’s extension in unfair dismissal case
Employment March 21, 2018 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A full bench of the Fair Work Commission on Wednesday overturned a decision extending the time allowed for a Woolworths’ employee to lodge an unfair […]

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FWC allows CFMEU merger to go ahead
Employment March 6, 2018 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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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t move mediation out of Sydney
Employment March 1, 2018 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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Judge slams CFMEU’s ‘deplorable record’ of law breaking
Employment February 26, 2018 8:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMEU has a “deplorable record” of breaking industrial legislation, a Federal Court judge said Monday as it slapped the union and a Victorian delegate […]

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Linfox workers can’t halt Fair Work case, court says
Employment February 22, 2018 8:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Linfox workers in Victoria has lost its bid to put a Fair Work appeal on ice while it challenges a commissioner’s ruling […]

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HWL Ebsworth says fired lawyer’s behaviour ‘not kosher’
Business of Law February 21, 2018 6:23 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A lawyer suing HWL Ebsworth for unfair dismissal publicly criticised the federal government — one of the firm’s top clients¬† — and “it’s not kosher […]

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TWU appeals fine for leaving lapsed members on books
Employment February 27, 2018 9:19 am By Christine Caulfield

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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Ex-Toll worker in contempt over YouTube video
Employment February 16, 2018 8:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former employee of Toll Transport has violated a court order that he remove a racially charged video he filmed of Senator Sam Dastyari while […]

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Slater & Gordon faces Fair Work fight with union
Employment February 13, 2018 8:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon will face the Fair Work Commission in a dispute with the Australian Services Union after a “very unsatisfactory meeting” over the law […]

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