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Full court upbraids FWC bench for failing to formalise decision

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.

Rio Tinto to pay $1.3m in adverse action compensation

The Federal Court has ordered Rio Tinto subsidiary Hail Creek Coal to pay $1.3 million in compensation and interest for the adverse action it took against an injured mineworker.


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.


Trainee wins adverse action appeal on one count, but loses on others

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.


Federal Court stays RSRT contractor driver minimum rates order

The Federal Court has delayed the contractor driver minimum payments road safety remuneration order that was to take effect today, granting NatRoad a stay order late on Friday afternoon that is now being challenged by the TWU.

Full court overrules FWC bench on "drink-spiked" Qantas pilot

A full Federal Court has ruled today that an FWC full bench went beyond the boundaries of the tribunal's fast-track "permission to appeal" process, when it dealt with the "substance" of a sacked Qantas pilot's challenge to his dismissal.

Full court rejects notion that worker would profit from fine

A full Federal Court has quashed a finding that a $45,000 penalty imposed on the CFMEU should be paid to the federal government, because it would have provided a "windfall" gain for an organiser the union subjected to adverse action.