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High Court reserves decision in Aldi 'coverage' case

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 vows to fight on as job cuts on hold

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.



Order against telco that exploited, threatened overseas students

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.


Employer to bear cost of identifying ex-manager's USBs

The Federal Court has ordered Toll pay for an expert to confirm the serial numbers of external storage devices allegedly used by a former national sales manager to download confidential workplace information.

Employer wins access to former manager's data storage devices

The Federal Court has ordered a national sales manager to hand over external storage devices to his former employer after a forensic audit of his workplace laptop and email account revealed his secret plan to jump ship and negotiate a move to a competitor.