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FWC won’t delay super union merger
Employment 2018-03-16 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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Herbert Smith Freehills to oust partner over sexual harassment claims
Business of Law 2018-03-16 11:36 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills has suspended an Australian partner and intends to remove him from the partnership within a week after multiple allegations of sexual harassment […]

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BHP should have considered other work for miner: FWC
Employment 2018-03-15 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A BHP subsidiary acted unreasonably when it failed to consider alternative work for an incapacitated employee and instead sent him home without pay for three […]

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Fired CSIRO scientist can expand sex discrimination case
Employment 2018-03-14 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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Slater and Gordon seeks costs for CFMEU merger objections
Employment 2018-03-14 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is seeking costs for defending against unsuccessful challenges brought by two industry groups to the merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and […]

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Sacked delivery riders take test cases to Fair Work Commission
Employment 2018-03-14 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission will have a chance to weigh whether delivery riders are protected under workplace laws when two riders take their unfair dismissal […]

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Remitted CFMEU appeal to hear evidence on organiser’s ability to pay
Employment 2018-03-09 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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CFMEU, officials hit with $800k fines over work stoppages
Employment 2018-03-09 7:12 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The Construction, Forestry, Energy and Mining Union and 19 of its officials involved in a protracted dispute on two multi-million dollar building sites in Brisbane […]

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Industry groups appeal FWC approval of CFMEU merger
Herbert Smith Freehills 2018-03-09 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 2018-03-07 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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