The Victorian Supreme Court has today granted a rare representative order against VTHC secretary Luke Hilakari, ordering him not to participate in or organise a picket at a new "robo" stevedore in the Port of Melbourne.
A CFMEU-backed class action brought against an employer for allegedly underpaying 150 workers more than $1 million for travel time stands to recast agreement wording on the precise location where a job begins and ends.
In a case likely to have ramifications for hundreds of existing enterprise deals, the High Court has reserved its decision in Aldi's appeal against a decision knocking out a controversial agreement on the basis it was agreed by prospective employees not yet covered by it.
Boral has retreated from threats to make about 100 workers at Sydney-based concreting subsidiary De Martin & Gasparini (DMG) redundant before the end of the month, today providing undertakings to extend the trigger point to August 10 and give at least 10 days' notice of any revised plans.
A full Federal Court has found a ship's officer who quit the maritime industry after a bungled investigation into alleged bullying by her captain is entitled to a greater proportion of her costs, but rejected claims for more than $1.6 million in damages.
The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a company to pay more than $7,000 in unpaid wages and super to a student visa holder after hearing evidence of a deliberate scheme to exploit young international students working in Australia.