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Judge was wrong to find breach worker didn’t allege, court hears
Employment May 21, 2020 9:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Heiko Constructions has won approval to appeal a ruling from Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta that found the company committed a breach of the […]

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Casual workers win big in leave entitlements test case
Employment May 20, 2020 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major blow to Australian businesses, the Full Federal Court has ruled that casual employees who work regular shifts are entitled to paid annual, […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment May 20, 2020 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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Qantas wins injunction against FWC in case by stood-down aircraft engineers
Employment May 19, 2020 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has granted Qantas an injunction temporarily blocking the Fair Work Commission from hearing a case brought by the union for the airline’s stood-down […]

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Court denies sick leave to Qantas workers stood down due to COVID-19
Coronavirus May 18, 2020 5:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Qantas employees who have been stood down due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are not entitled to access sick leave or compassionate leave, […]

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Hero Sushi served $890,000 fine for underpaying workers, falsifying records
Employment May 18, 2020 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The operators of three Hero Sushi outlets have been fined a record $891,000 for underpaying staff and providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman […]

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Coles faces underpayment class action by supermarket managers
Class Actions May 15, 2020 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles has been hit with a class action after revealing in February that it owes staff in its supermarket and liquor businesses at […]

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On The Run hit with $70M underpayments class action
Class Actions May 14, 2020 9:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Petrol station convenience store chain On The Run has been hit with a class action alleging it owes more than 8,000 current and former underpaid […]

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Theme park worker’s refusal to take leave once a week unreasonable under JobKeeper, FWC says
Employment May 13, 2020 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The refusal by a Village Roadshow Theme Parks worker to take one day’s annual leave every week while she is on the JobKeeper subsidy was […]

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AMP accused of poaching 11 employees from wealth management software company
Employment May 11, 2020 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A software company is suing a subsidiary of AMP for breach of contract after the financial services firm allegedly induced 11 employees to jump ship […]

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