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$1m damages claim over suggestive Sydney Water poster

A Sydney Water employee whose image was used in a suggestive OHS poster has been cleared to pursue more than $1 million in damages after the FWC ruled that a series of failures in her employer's response forced her to resign.

FWC weighs extending unpaid pandemic leave

In a sign of the continuing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19's impact on workplaces, the FWC will consider extending millions of award-covered employees' entitlement to two weeks unpaid "pandemic leave" to the end of June next year.

Deal's "mere possibility" of future coverage not enough: FWC bench

A NSW company's three-year deal covering prospective maintenance work at Victoria's largest power station has been quashed after less than five months, a FWC full bench finding the "mere possibility" that those who voted the agreement up might in future be covered by it did not justify approval.

Former CFMMEU branch president unfit to hold entry permit: Bench

A FWC full bench has upheld as "legally rational and reasonably available" a finding that CFMMEU construction and general division WA branch organiser Walter "Vinnie" Molina is not a fit and proper person to hold an entry permit.


"Sham" redundancy followed anti-bullying application: Claim

An IT officer is suing the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission for allegedly subjecting him to a "sham" redundancy motivated by his failed anti-bullying application and personal clashes with a team leader.

CUB had right to resist reinstatement of on-hire worker: Full Court

A full Federal Court has dismissed an on-hire worker's bid to overturn a FWC ruling that it could not force a labour hire company to reinstate him to his former job at client CUB, upholding the tribunal's finding giving primacy to the host employer's right to determine who it allowed on its site.

NTEU trumpets "status quo-shaking" workload ruling

In a workloads decision the NTEU says will "shake the status quo at the foundations", the FWC has held a university's model breached its agreement as it is not based on quantitative standards and "strays too far" from what the evidence points to as a median requirement.

On-demand award would create "arbitrary schism": Academics

A trio of IR academics has ahead of next week's hearing of Menulog's application to create an on-demand delivery services award warned the FWC it would lead to an "arbitrary schism" between workers performing the same jobs.

Late application allowed after tardy HR advice

The FWC has extended time for a Victorian tram driver wrongly told he could use his employer's internal appeals process to challenge his sacking, with the advice not corrected by HR until a day after the tribunal's filing deadline.