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Full court allows discussions in dragline's crib room

A full Federal Court has upheld the CFMEU's right to hold discussions in the crib room of a coal mine dragline, after rejecting BHP Coal's bid for a narrow interpretation of the Fair Work Act.


Aldi wins special leave to challenge FWC's rejection of agreement

The High Court has granted retailer Aldi's application for special leave to appeal a full Federal Court decision that knocked out a controversial agreement but has rejected a bid to challenge a Victorian court's decision to award a chief information officer more than $477,000 in damages.


FWC lacks power to hear entry dispute: Bench

An FWC full bench has accused the CFMEU of seeking to "disguise" what would be an exercise of judicial power over entry rights as an administrative matter and of relying on a "red herring" argument.

ABCC asks High Court to hear fines ban case

The ABCC is seeking special leave from the High Court to seek to overturn a recent decision that stymied the watchdog's push to prohibit unions from paying fines imposed on officials for unlawful conduct.

Rebuff for ABCC bid to hold union leader responsible

The ABCC has failed in an attempt to convince a full Federal Court to deny CFMEU construction and general division Queensland branch secretary Michael Ravbar an entry permit because of his responsibility for the union's "culture of wilful disobedience".

$100 in damages for "bullied" ship's officer

The Federal Court has awarded a ship's officer $100 in nominal damages for her employer's breach of her employment contract, finding it could not have foreseen that its flawed investigation of allegations she was bullied by her captain would lead her to stop working in the maritime industry altogether.

CIO's $500,000 payout after unhonoured verbal deal

Victoria's Court of Appeal has awarded a chief information officer more than $477,000 because his employer failed to honour a verbal agreement about his entitlements.

Employer sacked teachers charged with abuse: Court

A full Federal Court has found a Catholic employer terminated the employment of a school coordinator who had been charged over indecent assault of a minor, opening the way for him to pursue his unfair dismissal claim in the Fair Work Commission.