Unions have vowed to hold new Virgin Australia owner Bain Capital accountable for its promises, after they were among key creditors that backed a deed of company arrangement to complete the sale process for the stricken airline.
BHP will next week make a renewed attempt to win approval for two in-house labour enterprise agreements, after an FWC full bench majority ruled last month that its failure to properly explain the proposed pay arrangements meant the workforce did not genuinely agree.
The AAT has overruled the Attorney-General's Department's refusal to make a FEG redundancy payment to a worker who claims she stayed on at the administrator's request to help with winding-down a failed company, but then had her retrenchment payout denied when employee numbers fell from 60 to below the eligibility threshold of 15.
The University of Melbourne says it will "move towards inevitable workforce reductions" after staff rejected a COVID-19 variation proposal to permanently remove their latest pay rise and introduce a new voluntary redundancy package.
An HR manager unable to influence the "cowboy behaviour" of her employer has helped the FWC establish that he falsified an email to paint as a redundancy his sacking of a manager who complained about his brother.