A company forced to reinstate a senior executive sacked more than three years ago after a stoush with a HR manager has successfully appealed, with the Federal Court to redetermine his adverse action case if not resolved at mediation.
In a momentous ruling on unions' liability for officials' breaches, a full Federal Court has upheld a finding that the CFMMEU was "knowingly concerned" in organisers' refusal to show permits when entering a site to discuss safety issues.
The CFMMEU's mining and energy section has resolved today to retreat from its day-to-day involvement in the post-merger mega-union, alleging the construction division has "decided to simply use its numbers to bully and steamroll smaller divisions".
A SA youth worker sacked after he was deemed "psychologically unsuitable" has failed to overturn a finding that his employer had no option because of the job's inherent requirement that he pass the psychometric test.
As the Workplace Gender Equality Agency prepares to release the data from this year's reporting round, a Senate committee has heard that some 30 companies that have failed to comply with their reporting obligations are continuing to win Federal Government grants and contracts.
IR Minister Christian Porter has confirmed he will not intervene in an ASX-listed company's bid to restructure in a way that relies on the Fair Entitlements Guarantee scheme to pay redundancy entitlements, saying many more will lose jobs without it.