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Director ineligible for FEG payment: AAT

The AAT has ruled against a bid for a FEG advance by an employee of a failed company, finding that his role as a director rendered him ineligible.


Big payout for GM sacked over safety complaint

A former general manager has won more than $120,000 in penalties and $240,000 in unpaid share entitlements after the Federal Circuit Court found his employers breached his employment contract and sacked him for making a safety complaint to Worksafe.

Court orders aggravated damages for s-xual harassment

A law firm's principal solicitor must pay $170,000 in damages after subjecting a paralegal to months of s-xual harassment that included a "bombardment" of inappropriate emails, coerced hugs and veiled threats that her employment depended on them starting a relationship.

Pilots' union makes new bid to expand turf

The Australian Federation of Air Pilots has revived an application to expand its rules to allow it to retain members who move to Qantas mainline, after the FWC a year ago rejected it because of a technical error.

McManus urges Setka to resign

ACTU secretary Sally McManus has told CFMMEU construction and general division Victorian branch leader John Setka that he should stand down from his position in the broader interests of the union movement.

UK inquiry seeks to restrict use of non-disclosure agreements

In a finding that might influence Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins' inquiry into sexual harassment, a UK parliamentary inquiry has recommended legislating to outlaw non-disclosure agreements that restrict "legitimate discussion" of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

Delegates call for CFMMEU leaders to back Setka

Delegates from the CFMMEU construction and general division's Victorian branch have endorsed the leadership of John Setka and called for the union's national secretaries to make a public statement in support of him.

Tribunal backs sacking over unlawful industrial action

The FWC has upheld a Qantas subsidiary's sacking of a worker who made a deliberate, pre-meditated decision to participate in unprotected industrial action that delayed flights and led to some departing without any catering onboard.