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Accountant fails to overturn restraint clause

An accountant, who agreed to sell his practice and its services over a four-year period will continue to be restricted from practising, after an appeal court rejected his argument that restraints of trade no longer applied.



High Court to hear FWO challenge to sham contracting ruling

The High Court will determine whether employers can circumvent sham contracting provisions by utilising a third party, such as a labour hire company, to indirectly engage workers, after the FWO today won special leave to challenge a full Federal Court ruling.


Employer seeking special leave to challenge "unauthorised" agreements

Agreements covering nurses at three Melbourne private hospitals allegedly made without employer consent are about to come back under the microscope, with the Kaizen Group next week seeking special leave to challenge in the High Court a finding that the FWC was entitled to approve them.


Maritime unions challenging offshore visas in High Court

Maritime unions are taking the federal government to the High Court, alleging it is misusing visas reserved for visiting royals and dignitaries to "open the backdoor to cheap foreign labour" in the offshore oil and gas industry.


Take another look at safety net, court tells tribunal

Concerns that employees could be left without award coverage if an FWC full bench refused a modern enterprise award bid should have given a "sharper edge" to its consideration of safety net obligations, a full Federal Court has ruled.