Australia - September 10 2012 The High Court of Australia has now confirmed that when a union delegate was disciplined over misuse of email, his employer was motivated by the reasons it gave in evidence and not the employee’s role as a union official, despite having been aware of that role.
Australia - September 5 2012 Since that update, Fair Work Australia (FWA) has put an end to the potential for opt-out clauses in a five-member full bench decision, CFMEU v Queensland Bulk Handling 2012 FWAFB 7551
Australia - July 30 2012 Facebook is a word that did not appear in decisions of Fair Work Australia (FWA), the federal industrial tribunal, until 2009.
Australia - July 5 2012 Different ways of rewarding high-performing, senior or specialist employees can be eroded when enterprise agreements require all covered employees to be treated in the same way.
Australia - June 18 2012 Recently a large employer found to its cost that union bargaining representatives knew the employer was signing up to a deal it did not truly appreciate, but did nothing to alert the employer to its error.