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Court makes crucial ruling on notice, redundancy

In a landmark ruling, the Federal Court has found today that a Spotless subsidiary failed to meet its obligations under the NES to provide notice and severance pay to employees – some with 15 to 20 years service – when it lost a longstanding services contract at a major shopping complex.


NGOs threatened by Minister's stance on redundancies: Unions

The non-profit provider of a phone counselling service says it has been left financially "devastated" after paying the redundancy entitlements of 45 employees, following a stoush with Social Services Minister Christian Porter over who should bear costs where work is reliant on government contracts.

End of car industry to reduce AMWU's footprint

The AMWU says it will have to restructure due to loss of members from today’s closure of Toyota's Altona car assembly plant and the shuttering of Holden's manufacturing later this month.

Legal centre manager reinstated after "capricious" ouster campaign

The long-serving 65-year-old manager of one of the country's largest non-profit community legal centres has won her job back, with a 20% pay hike, after the FWC found the organisation's management committee deliberately designed a restructuring process to scuttle her candidacy.

Multinationals' labour hire switch exposes "deficient" redeployment process

The FWC has identified "deficiencies" in management of redundancies by a mining services company that replaced its employee relief pool with on-hire workers, counselling that it should have given greater consideration to quarantining some positions for redeployees.

"Unique peg" unfairly dismissed despite no role to fill

The FWC has found a not-for-profit employer unfairly sacked a contracted indigenous cultural heritage officer described as a "very unique peg for an absolutely unique hole" when it failed to adequately discuss alternative roles the umpire conceded were unlikely to exist.

Bid begins to claw back $67m in Queensland Nickel FEG payments

Liquidators seeking to recover almost $67 million in taxpayer funds paid to former Queensland Nickel employees have avoided a "chase for Skase" scenario after they yesterday served papers on counsel for holidaying ex-director Clive Palmer and 20 others.

Commission warns against "hollow" consultation

The FWC has confidentially resolved a dispute involving a Mission Australia program manager allegedly made redundant without consultation while she was on parental leave.