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Sidelining Holgate breached her contract: SC

Australia Post's standing aside of chief executive Christine Holgate unlawfully breached her employment contract, according to a legal opinion tabled at a Senate inquiry into the publicly-owned enterprise.

Thommo pulls up stumps

John (Thommo) Thompson, who recently retired from the Queensland IRC after more than 20 years on the bench, says the tribunal has fared better than some its counterparts because of successive state governments' willingness to expand the matters within its ambit.

ACTU-led coalition pushes for harassment change

Unions and gender equality activists will push the Morrison Government to move quickly to introduce legal obligations for employers to prevent sexual harassment and assault at work.

Court rejects bid to stymie Domino's class action

The Federal Court has today accused pizza chain Domino's of "exaggerating" its concerns about a major class action underpayments claim and has allowed it to proceed towards trial.

Platform company trials shift away from contracting

The Menulog food delivery business will apply to the FWC for a new modern award covering the on-demand industry, as part of a landmark decision to take the first step toward an employment model based on minimum wages and conditions.

Flee federal system for state discrimination/OHS regime: Unions

In the wake of the Morrison Government's response to the Jenkins report, Queensland's peak union body is urging its affiliates to abandon the federal system and to prosecute sexual harassment matters solely under the state's anti-discrimination and OHS laws, which the Palaszczuk Government has indicated might soon be further strengthened.

Qantas outsourcing trial begins; & more

Qantas outsourcing case begins this morning; Minimum wage panel seeks views on delaying increases; Andrew Stewart webinar this month; Men gain lion's share of super tax concessions; and "Disconnect" article updated.