A Full Federal Court has in rejecting a big employer's appeal of two rulings affirmed that a worker's reasonable expectation of ongoing employment helps determine their entitlement to redundancy payments.
The FWC has extended COVID-19 variations in the fast food, retail, health industry and other awards, while adding new safeguards to extended flexibility measures in the clerks, hospitality and vehicle awards.
A Federal Court judge has delayed a general protections case until a physical hearing can go ahead in September or October, after revealing he found himself "somewhat surprisingly torn" between the arguments for an in-person or virtual proceeding.
Asking why the nation has a "blue" COVID-19 recovery plan for a "pink recession", the SDA has told a Senate inquiry that focusing investment in female-dominated industries will create more jobs and more effectively boost the economy.
The CFMMEU construction and general division's NSW branch has slapped a green ban on historic buildings in Parramatta that are set to be demolished under controversial plans to shift the Powerhouse Museum from inner-city Ultimo.
The FWC has upheld a recruitment company's dismissal of a consultant who refused, as the coronavirus pandemic escalated in early March, to complete a survey about his recent history of travel to destinations with moderate to high COVID-19 risks.