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Indemnity costs against employer that rejected reasonable compromise

An employer must pay its former chief information officer more than $200,000 in interest on a $477,400 payout plus partial indemnity costs after it failed to convince Victoria's Court of Appeal that three offers of compromise it rejected in 2013 were not genuine.

CIO's $500,000 payout after unhonoured verbal deal

Victoria's Court of Appeal has awarded a chief information officer more than $477,000 because his employer failed to honour a verbal agreement about his entitlements.

Social media resister not ripe for redeployment: Tribunal

The FWC has upheld the dismissal of a "competent and conscientious" communications advisor with an extensive media background, accepting he could not be redeployed because his resistance to social media made him unsuited to the new role's demands.


Bid to halt Patrick takeover an abuse of process: Court

A court has dismissed an attempt by six former Patrick Projects employees to win an interlocutory injunction stop its takeover while they sue it and parent company Asciano for allegedly failing to adhere to an employment agreement and deed.


Court finds BHP Coal complied with consultation mandate

BHP Coal satisfied consultation obligations in its enterprise agreement after announcing it would shed hundreds of jobs across four central Queensland coal mines in 2014, even though it had already reached a decision to offer voluntary redundancies, the Federal Court has found.

Tribunal temporarily halts waterfront in-sourcing

The Fair Work Commission has granted an interim order to stop DP World from requiring its stevedores at the Port of Melbourne to take on the new task of mooring and un-mooring ships.


Redundancy payouts must count regular casual service: FWC majority

Employers calculating redundancy payments will have to count periods of regular and systematic casual employment before workers became permanent, after a Fair Work Commission majority ruling that a dissenting member warns could retrospectively bestow other entitlements such as annual leave.