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Cashing-out error underpaid workers by 30%: Court

The Federal Court has ruled that an Anglo Coal subsidiary breached its enterprise agreement by failing to pay employees who cashed-out personal/carer's leave the same amount as if they had worked their regular shift lengths.

Low cost airline rewards workers for reducing lost baggage

Jetstar ground handling employees will earn bonuses of up to $600 a year for reducing baggage "misdirects" under a side deal to a proposed new enterprise agreement that delivers new allowances for towing and training.

7-Eleven moving underpayments rectification in-house

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is ending the Fels Panel's oversight of its process for rectifying systematic underpayments to franchisee employees and moving the task to what it says is an independent internal unit.

FWC full bench makes important ruling on FIFO employment

In a crucial ruling for the Ichthys LNG project, an FWC full bench has ruled today that an electrical contracting company is entitled to give its fly-in, fly-out employees notice of retrenchment immediately before a rest and recreation period.

Patrick issues new lockout warning to MUA

Stevedore Patrick says it will put its "final offer" direct to workers at its four container terminals, while warning that an employee lockout is possible if the bargaining deadlock continues.

$400,000-plus adverse action payout for worker shifted to part-time

The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a Mahjong club to pay more than $415,000 in compensation for breaching state and federal IR laws and engaging in adverse action when it moved a full-time tea attendant to a part-time role because of his workers' compensation claim.

Overtime not payable for reasonable additional hours: Court

A court has ruled that three lawyers at an IR advisory company are not entitled to overtime for working two extra hours a week, because it constituted reasonable additional hours under the Fair Work Act.

Payment to union seemingly "deliberately falsified"

The documentation for a $300,000 payment by the builder of Melbourne's EastLink toll road to the AWU appears to have been "deliberately falsified", the Heydon Royal Commission heard today.


Gorgon workers to strike on Friday

Unions have given notice of a protected 24-hour strike at Chevron's Gorgon LNG project this Friday, followed by shorter stoppages over two days next week.