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WorkPac hit with class action by casual workers
Employment February 8, 2019 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour hire company WorkPac has been hit with a class action on behalf of hundreds of casual miners who claim they were denied annual leave […]

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Coles manager who harassed staff with Facebook friend requests not unfairly fired, FWC says
Employment February 6, 2019 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Coles manager who sexually harassed and bullied young female employees by touching them and asking them to friend him on Facebook was fired by […]

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ABC demands details from Michelle Guthrie before mediation in unfair sacking case
Employment February 5, 2019 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC has called for a “clearer articulation” of former managing director Michelle Guthrie’s unfair sacking claims against the broadcaster ahead of court-ordered mediation. Federal […]

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Judge slams ‘extremely unhelpful’ Qantas defence in underpayment case
Employment February 1, 2019 11:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has taken Qantas to task over its defence in a Fair Work case brought by the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association union over […]

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Law Institute of Victoria sacked former GM for taking time off, lawsuit claims
Employment January 30, 2019 1:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The former general manager of compliance at the Law Institute of Victoria has taken the peak legal body to court, alleging she was dismissed in […]

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High Court strikes down laws that slashed union political spending in NSW
Appeals January 29, 2019 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Laws that cut in half the amount of money third parties can spend on election campaigns in NSW are invalid, the High Court of Australia […]

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Aerocare loses appeal of split shifts ruling
Employment January 25, 2019 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aviation services company Aerocare has lost its appeal of a Fair Work Commission decision that shot down an enterprise agreement forcing employees to work split […]

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FWO launches first underpayment case under new onus of proof laws
Employment January 25, 2019 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Ombudsman is suing a sushi operator in a case which will, for the first time, utilise laws that put the onus of […]

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Merivale faces potential employment class action alleging ‘systemic underpayments’
Employment January 23, 2019 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney hospitality giant Merivale is facing a potential class action after the Fair Work Commission terminated an expired enterprise agreement, which had its army of […]

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CFMMEU admits to Fair Work breaches in strike against Boral subsidiary
Employment January 22, 2019 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has admitted to contravening the Fair Work Act by taking industrial action against a subsidiary of building […]

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