The WA IRC has found a manager of an Australian-based company working overseas is entitled to pursue a contractual benefits claim, despite performing all but a fortnight of his two years in the job in Sweden.
An employer who refused requests by police and an OHS inspector to allow two CFMEU officials onto her building site to investigate a Facebook-notified safety issue has avoided an $18,500 penalty because the union's notice of entry did not include the officials' middle names.
As NSW's Berejiklian Government prepares to outsource some bus services in metropolitan Sydney, it has seen off a union bid to win a five-year employment guarantee, enhanced redundancy entitlements and transfer payments for transport workers moved to a private provider in Newcastle.
The Federal Labor Opposition has condemned the threat by Victorian CFMEU leader John Setka to campaign against ABCC inspectors in their neighbourhoods, comments which have since been referred to the police.
The FWC has reinstated a nurse dismissed while recovering from a serious car accident and a work-related needle-stick injury, expressing "dismay" at the hospital's failure to inquire about her ability to return to her previous role.
Communication unions have accused Telstra of "a race to the bottom" after confirmation today that the telco will cut at least 1400 jobs – almost 5% of its Australian workforce – over the next six months.
The man who dramatically shut down his airline and locked out tens of thousands of employees has won the top Queen's Birthday honour, while AIMPE president Terry Snee has been recognised for his contribution to IR.
A court has rejected an employee's claim that his former employer breached disability discrimination legislation when it failed to offer redundancy or redeploy him after he sustained an injury at work.