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Union launches class action against McDonald’s over unpaid work
Class Actions 2023-12-07 3:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

After losing its argument that class actions are excluded under the Fair Work Act, the union representing fast food workers has filed a class action […]

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IAG shows GC the door after finding he breached code of conduct
Insurance 2023-12-06 10:21 am By Christine Caulfield

Insurance Australia Group has announced the departure of its group general counsel and company secretary, Peter Horton, for engaging in behaviour it said had “fallen […]

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Union test cases ‘don’t make much sense in 2023′, says judge in Qantas spat
Employment 2023-12-05 11:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has admonished the Transport Workers Union for relying on test cases to decide compensation for 1,700 ground crew who were sacked during the […]

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Fight over competing KFC class actions not yet on the menu
Employment 2023-12-04 3:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The claims in two class actions alleging fast food giant KFC denied workers rest breaks are substantially similar but not identical, a court has heard, […]

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Supreme Court gets back up as NSW minister spruiks industrial tribunal
Courts 2023-12-01 11:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a rare public statement, the NSW Supreme Court has sought to correct what it says are inaccuracies in comments by the state industrial relations […]

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IP lawyer unfairly terminated for browsing personal websites
Employment 2023-11-24 5:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has awarded compensation to an intellectual property lawyer who was unfairly dismissed for browsing personal websites during a period in which […]

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BHP loses plea to High Court in case over Christmas Day work mandate
Employment 2023-11-21 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has dashed a BHP unit’s bid to appeal a win for the CFMMEU in a case on behalf of coal miners rostered […]

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‘Pandemic has passed’: FWC finds employees can be forced back to office
Employment 2023-11-21 4:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has found that a salary packaging provider had “reasonable business grounds” to force workers back to the office, rejecting an employee’s […]

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Rival class action to be filed against KFC over rest breaks
Class Actions 2023-11-17 3:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A leading plaintiff law firm will file a competing class action against KFC before the end of the year alleging the fast food giant denied […]

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Union succeeds in excluding members from McDonald’s class action
Class Actions 2023-11-17 11:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A union has partially won a bid to exclude thousands of current and former members from a class action against McDonald’s, after losing a challenge […]

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