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CFMEU appeals ‘flawed’ $2.5M penalty over strike
Employment May 31, 2018 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A ruling imposing a record $2.5 million fine against the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union had “fundamental flaws”, a lawyer for the union told the […]

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Jobs Minister Michaelia Cash to fight AWU subpoena in raids case
Employment May 30, 2018 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash vowed Thursday to challenge a subpoena ordered by the Federal Court to appear as a witness in a case over last […]

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Judge won’t split trial against CFMEU three ways
Employment May 29, 2018 10:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has refused an interlocutory application to split an upcoming trial in a case by the building watchdog against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman wins accessorial liability fine against MCG cleaner
Employment May 29, 2018 11:45 am By Christine Caulfield

A surprise, late-night visit by Fair Work inspectors to the Melbourne Cricket Ground has led to a fine against a global cleaning company for a […]

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Employers on notice after FWO’s win in race discrimination case
Employment May 28, 2018 2:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fresh off a win in its first race discrimination case, the Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning to employers that discriminate against workers on […]

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‘Sham’ enterprise agreements a no-go, says Full Federal Court
Employment May 25, 2018 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court on Friday dismissed an appeal of a ruling that barred a labour hire company from entering into an enterprise agreement with […]

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AWU faces court action for keeping lapsed members registered
Employment May 22, 2018 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner has filed Federal Court proceedings against the Australian Workers’ Union, alleging the union broke the law by failing to keep an […]

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TWU can’t stall $270k penalty for lax record keeping
Employment May 21, 2018 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Transport Workers Union has lost its bid for a stay of a court order that it pay a $270,000 penalty for allegedly keeping almost 21,000 […]

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Norton Rose, ex-partner head to trial after mediation fails
Employment May 21, 2018 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A thorny dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and former employment partner Thomas Martin will head to trial after the Federal Court heard Monday that “all […]

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CFMEU official John Lomax wins AFP payout over blackmail charges
Employment May 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Federal Police has settled a malicious prosecution case brought by former CFMEU organiser John Lomax over blackmail charges against the union official that […]

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