A top-tier law firm sought to block the Fair Work Commission from hearing a general protections involving a dismissal application from a former partner, arguing that his partnership was terminated rather than his employment.
A court has cleared the way for an employee to pursue claims for $29,000 in allegedly unpaid overtime and lunch breaks after finding her employment contract failed to specify the provisions of the clerks award that would be bought out in her annualised salary.
A national sales manager on a permanent working visa has failed in his bid to win the more than $220,000 in contractual entitlements and bonus payments he says his employer denied him over three years.
Fortescue Metals Group has failed in a bid to block the CEPU from seeking a declaration that it unduly delayed entry to its WA branch secretary after a 2013 workplace fatality, with a court finding WA's non-harmonised OHS laws are no barrier to entering sites under the Fair Work Act.
Farewell sitting for WA tribunal's chief commissioner; Tribunal to live-stream final minimum wage consultations; Small Business Ombudsman to weigh "lasting impact" of road safety remuneration order; and FWC backs dismissal of bulldozer operator over safety breaches.
A mother and her two daughters have failed to establish that their employer unlawfully discriminated against them on the basis of family status when it transferred them from its retail outlets to a warehouse during its dispute with their father, the company's operations manager.