Lawler takes on Cash; Perpetrators not entitled to domestic violence leave, says ACTU; PC floats new approach to allocating default super funds; and FWC president refuses to re-open crucial labour hire ruling.
An FWC full bench majority has overruled a presidential member's refusal to issue an entry permit to a CFMEU organiser, saying he set a "higher bar" than usual because of the union's adverse track record.
Incentive payment provisions in a remuneration document referenced in abattoir operator Teys Australia's enterprise agreement did not vary or become incorporated terms of the agreement, a full Federal Court has ruled.
A full Federal Court has quashed the approval of an allegedly substandard security services agreement and sent it back to the FWC, finding a full bench failed to properly formalise its ruling and to consider United Voice claims that it didn't pass the BOOT.
A decision to move 35 teachers from fixed-term to permanent employment contracts has been quashed by an FWC full bench, which found the Commission had no jurisdiction to retrospectively alter their contracts.
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.
The Federal Court has cast doubt on whether there is a basis for ordering a company to pay penalties or compensation for adverse action against a worker, because it never acted on a recommendation to dismiss him for making a harassment claim that allegedly had shaky foundations.