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Unions can’t ground review of airport workers’ split shifts
Employment 2018-02-23 8:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a win for aviation services company Aerocare, a court on Friday ruled the company’s bid for review of its controversial split-shift rosters was not […]

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Linfox workers can’t halt Fair Work case, court says
Employment 2018-02-22 8:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Linfox workers in Victoria has lost its bid to put a Fair Work appeal on ice while it challenges a commissioner’s ruling […]

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Norton Rose dispute with ex-partner heads to mediation
Employment 2018-02-22 8:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A bitter court battle over the firing of a Norton Rose Fulbright employment partner in which the firm admitted it retroactively signed and dated a […]

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Slater & Gordon slams letter in union merger bid
Employment 2018-02-21 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Slater and Gordon lawyer representing three unions seeking Fair Work Commission approval for a proposed tie-up, has slammed an “urgent” email from counsel at […]

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Energy Australia keeps up fight in casual worker pay case
Employment 2018-02-21 6:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Energy Australia is not backing down in an industrial dispute over overtime pay for casual workers at its Yallourn Power Station, seeking leave to appeal […]

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HWL Ebsworth says fired lawyer’s behaviour ‘not kosher’
Business of Law 2018-02-21 6:23 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A lawyer suing HWL Ebsworth for unfair dismissal publicly criticised the federal government — one of the firm’s top clients  — and “it’s not kosher […]

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Ex-Toll worker in contempt over YouTube video
Employment 2018-02-16 8:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former employee of Toll Transport has violated a court order that he remove a racially charged video he filmed of Senator Sam Dastyari while […]

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Split-shift hearing draws airport protests
Employment 2018-02-16 12:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Airport workers protested Friday as the Federal Court prepared to hear arguments in a case over whether staff can be made to work split shifts. […]

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CFMEU appeal against $2.4 million penalty to start in May
Employment 2018-02-15 5:44 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A May date is likely for an appeal by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, its state entity and nine union officials against more […]

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High Court says judges can make union officials pay
Employment 2018-02-14 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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