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Lawler drops court action against Cash

Former FWC Vice President Michael Lawler has dropped Federal Court proceedings against Employment Minister Michaelia Cash over the Heerey inquiry into his conduct.

Lawler takes Cash to Federal Court; and more

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.

FWC member took too much account of CFMEU's sins

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.


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.