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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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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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