In an escalation of tension between the CFMMEU and Adero Law over their competing class actions on behalf of black coal mineworkers allegedly misclassified as casuals by Workpac, the union is asking the courts to compel the law firm to use "reasonable endeavours" to cooperate.
The FWC has again thwarted major aviation services company Aerocare's long quest to replace its now-terminated 2012 agreement, finding that an updated 2018 deal still failed the BOOT despite attempts to allay split-shift concerns.
A championship-winning A-League club has refuted a player's claims its senior coach assured him he would earn a contract in order to secure his services for free, maintaining the coach is not responsible for employing team members.
The former "right-hand" man to a Gold Coast tobacco mogul who styles himself as "the candyman" has won $90,000 in penalties and 10% of his costs for an adverse action case he won two years ago in which a court found the employer "fabricated" a reason to dismiss him.
The High Court has today granted the Morrison Government and a major food manufacturer special leave to appeal a contentious decision on calculating sick and carers leave, claimed to potentially cost employers an extra $2 billion a year.
An employer and four company directors have been ordered to pay a former manager almost $900,000 after a court found he was unlawfully dismissed in response to requested pay rises, despite working restricted hours following a car accident.