A court has refused a Fair Entitlements Guarantee payment to an estranged spouse who was working for her husband when his business collapsed but claimed her marriage effectively ended after he took a second wife two years ago.
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.
The new leadership of the flight attendants' association's domestic and international divisions, voted in at mid-year elections, is proposing to jettison plans to axe the union's divisional structure and move to a single secretary.
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.
In a novel ruling, an FWC full bench has ruled that an on-hire worker no longer had the capacity to perform his job once a labour hire provider acceded to a host employer's demand to end his placement.
Members of United Voice and the CFMEU today held a protected three-hour stopwork meeting at the main Carlton & United brewery in Victoria, as unions seek to ramp up pressure to resolve the lengthy dispute.
Workers at the Arrium steelworks in South Australia have narrowly rejected a proposed enterprise agreement containing a 10% pay cut that has been proposed by the company's administrator, but the ballot might be re-run in coming weeks.
Qantas will pay $75m in cash bonuses to up to 25,000 employees on the back of a record $1 billion net profit, but some workers covered by the largest aviation unions won't be rewarded until they finalise new enterprise deals that include an 18-month pay freeze.