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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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Split-shift hearing draws airport protests
Employment February 16, 2018 12:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Airport workers protested Friday as the Federal Court prepared to hear arguments in a case over whether staff can be made to work split shifts. […]

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Unions can’t ground review of airport workers’ split shifts
Employment February 23, 2018 8:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a win for aviation services company Aerocare, a court on Friday ruled the company’s bid for review of its controversial split-shift rosters was not […]

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Norton Rose dispute with ex-partner heads to mediation
Employment February 22, 2018 8:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bitter court battle over the firing of a Norton Rose Fulbright employment partner in which the firm admitted it retroactively signed and dated a […]

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Slater & Gordon slams letter in union merger bid
Employment February 21, 2018 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Slater and Gordon lawyer representing three unions seeking Fair Work Commission approval for a proposed tie-up, has slammed an “urgent” email from counsel at […]

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