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IOOF shareholder gets discovery ok for possible class action
Class Actions May 18, 2018 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An IOOF shareholder mulling a class action against the financial services company over reports that it failed to inform ASIC about allegations of misconduct by […]

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StatePlus employment case could get “ugly” at trial, judge warns
Employment April 30, 2018 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An employment dispute between financial advisory StatePlus and former program and project manager Mark Lawson has been ordered into mediation, with a Federal Court Judge […]

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BHP wins halt of FWC’s alternative-work decision
Employment April 16, 2018 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A BHP subsidiary has won a reprieve pending appeal of a Fair Work Commission decision that found it acted unreasonably when it failed to consider […]

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Domino’s scraps plans for new enterprise agreement
Employment March 26, 2018 8:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Domino’s Pizza has dropped its pursuit of a new enterprise bargaining agreement and will leave employees on the fast food industry award, the company said […]

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ACTU calls for Fair Work Act update to combat ‘wage theft’
Employment March 22, 2018 11:23 am By Christine Caulfield

ACTU secretary Sally McManus called for reforms to the Fair Work Act on Wednesday, saying Australia’s workplace laws were broken and the Turnbull government was […]

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FWC won’t delay super union merger
Employment March 16, 2018 3:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has refused a bid by an employer group to halt the merger of the¬†Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and two […]

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Fired CSIRO scientist can expand sex discrimination case
Employment March 14, 2018 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former CSIRO scientist who claimed she was sacked after speaking out about systemic sex discrimination has won court approval to expand her lawsuit against […]

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Remitted CFMEU appeal to hear evidence on organiser’s ability to pay
Employment March 9, 2018 8:39 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The capacity for a Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union organiser to pay $18,000 in fines for disrupting a concrete pour in 2013 will be […]

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Industry groups appeal FWC approval of CFMEU merger
Herbert Smith Freehills March 9, 2018 6:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Industry groups filed an appeal yesterday of a Fair Work Commission decision that granted approval to the merger of the¬†Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union […]

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Overlapping case dooms Visy bid to restart FWC action
Employment March 7, 2018 8:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Recycling giant Visy has lost an appeal of a decision to halt unfair dismissal claims by two employees while the company’s Federal Court action over […]

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