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FWC throws out bullying claim against HR manager

The FWC has rejected a claim that a chemist operator's HR chief and two managers bullied a pharmacist by failing to roster enough support staff to assist him on Saturday shifts.

Employer avoids bullying orders with pre-emptive role change

The FWC has declined to issue anti-bullying orders despite finding the allegations proved, reasoning that the employer had sufficiently reduced the risk of further incidents by changing the antagonist's job to ensure minimal contact between the parties.

IEU seeks bargaining order after stoush over bulletin

The SA branch of the Independent Education Union has lodged an application for bargaining orders against Catholic school employers after a stoush over a union update to members prompted them to withdraw from negotiations for a new agreement covering about 6000 teachers and support workers in 193 schools.

7-Eleven moving underpayments rectification in-house

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is ending the Fels Panel's oversight of its process for rectifying systematic underpayments to franchisee employees and moving the task to what it says is an independent internal unit.

Overtime not payable for reasonable additional hours: Court

A court has ruled that three lawyers at an IR advisory company are not entitled to overtime for working two extra hours a week, because it constituted reasonable additional hours under the Fair Work Act.


Gorgon workers to strike on Friday

Unions have given notice of a protected 24-hour strike at Chevron's Gorgon LNG project this Friday, followed by shorter stoppages over two days next week.



Gorgon workers pushing for roster changes, as State FIFO inquiries canvass regulation

Workers on the Gorgon LNG project will begin voting on Wednesday on whether to take industrial action to push head contractor CB&I to offer shorter roster cycles, at the same time as parliamentary inquiries in WA and Queensland have weighed-up whether new regulations are needed for non-residential workforces.