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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.


Leighton manager claims transparency cost his job

Leighton has failed to knock out most of a manager's adverse action claim that alleges the construction giant made him redundant for complaining it failed to disclose a project's $205 million budget blowout and overstated its revenue by $1.4 billion.


DP World wins bid to keep bullying investigation confidential

A stevedoring giant that guaranteed confidentiality to employees participating in a workplace conduct investigation has won an FWC order restricting publication of their names and complaint details, as it continues to defend a groundbreaking bullying case.

"Croc hunter" might be personally liable for entry-breach fines

A self-confessed "smart-arse" organiser, who claimed to be crocodile hunter Steve Irwin after he entered a NSW building site for a safety inspection while under a Queensland permit, might be personally liable for any penalties.

Franchisor's HR capacity not relevant: FWC

The human resources expertise available to a franchisee company from a franchisor can't be taken into account when the FWC is considering, during unfair dismissal cases, whether the absence of dedicated HR skills influenced the employer's procedures, the Commission has ruled.

FWC sin-bins "bullying" CFMEU official

The FWC has banned a CFMEU official from holding an entry permit for 19 months over his "serious and ugly" behaviour towards an FWBC inspector on a building site last year that was captured on video and played to the Heydon Royal Commission.

Coles agreement doesn't check out: FWC

The Fair Work Commission has asked Coles to make changes to its proposed supermarkets agreement, which covers about 75,000 retail workers, before it can pass the better-off-overall-test.

Esso workers vote down proposed agreements

The AWU has called for Esso Australian to return to negotiations after workers at its Bass Strait oil and gas operations overwhelmingly rejected proposed new enterprise agreements.