FWC President Iain Ross has refused the NTEU's bid for a full bench to hear Murdoch University's request to terminate its enterprise agreement, which the union claims is a "test case" that will affect up to 20,000 Western Australian higher education employees.
After what the FWO says is the first judicial review of one of its compliance notices, the Federal Circuit Court has found that a cook engaged at a Hindu temple was underpaid because he was wrongly classified as a priest under his employment contract.
A full Federal Court has upheld the Australian Defence Force's right to sack an outspoken army reservist over his "extreme" and "wholly unacceptable" social media comments about Islam and a transgender colleague.
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.
An employer that made seven of its employees redundant without properly considering "job swaps" with others breached its statutory obligation to explore redeployment options, an FWC full bench has found.
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.
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".