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FWC tosses Qantas appeal over worker classification
Employment February 28, 2018 7:54 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas Ground Services has lost its challenge to the Full Fair Work Commission in a dispute with the Transport Workers Union over the classification of […]

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Mine fined for workplace death from sub-standard electrics
Energy & Natural Resources February 27, 2018 1:33 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A family-owned limestone mine and one of its workers were fined a total of $948,000 on Monday after a woman on the property was electrocuted […]

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High Court says judges can make union officials pay
Employment February 14, 2018 9:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Courts can stop union officials from seeking union cover to avoid paying court-issued fines for breaking the Fair Work Act, the High Court said Wednesday. […]

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Apple can’t use outside lawyer to defend case before FWC
Employment May 15, 2018 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Apple has lost its bid to be represented by an outside lawyer in an unfair dismissal dispute, with the Fair Work Commission saying Monday the […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman secures jail term against tour operator
Employment May 14, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has sentenced the owner of Cairns-based Trek North Tours to a 12-month jail term in a landmark contempt-of-court action by the Fair Work […]

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Seven wins contempt of court ruling against Amber Harrison
Media May 9, 2018 4:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ex-lover of Seven Network’s CEO Tim Worner was found in contempt of court on Wednesday after violating a gag order that barred her from […]

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Employment action against Airservices stalls over scope of class
Employment May 8, 2018 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Just who is entitled to join a Fair Work action against Airservices Australia is still up in the air, a court heard Tuesday, with lawyers […]

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ACTU wants new powers for workplace umpire
Employment April 27, 2018 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unions are calling for the Fair Work Commission to be given the authority to arbitrate industrial disputes and become a “one-stop shop” for workplace grievances. […]

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RMIT whistleblower wins subpoena request
Employment April 17, 2018 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former RMIT worker suing the university for allegedly firing him after he blew the whistle on a colleague for selling exam answers to students […]

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Aldi tells court union dodging attempts to resolve driver dispute
Employment April 14, 2018 12:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket chain Aldi Foods has made several attempts to negotiate with its drivers’ union in a long running industrial dispute, but the union refuses to […]

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