Wearing funny clothes; industrial action

The Fair Work Act  defines industrial action as follows FAIR WORK ACT 2009 – SECT 19 Meaning of industrial action…

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The good old duck test again

In a number of areas, the applicant’s case that one (or, in some cases, two) of the individual respondents organized…

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Even an nudge and a wink can be industrial action

Under sec 418 of the Fair Work Act, the Fair Work Commission is required to order the cessation of industrial…

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How very droll; but by ship?

“Industrial disputes are not discrete events. Industrial disputes are a product of history, the pursuit of what parties see as…

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Ambushed by statutory definition; adverse action for workplace right

It is not at first apparent why a union which takes unprotected industrial action against an employer during bargaining for…

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By the book; sympathetic industrial action is not protected for that reason alone

The existence of what may be considered to be a legitimate concern which prompts the taking of industrial action does…

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What can be protected industrial action?

A Federal Court judge has ruled that the provision of confidential information to the media by a union and its…

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What is industrial action?

What constitutes industrial action and can thus be protected under the protected industrial action provisions of the Fair Work Act?…

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What constitutes industrial action?

What constitutes industrial action and can thus be protected under the protected industrial action provisions of the Fair Work Act?…

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Continuity of service during protected industrial action

Sec 416A of the Fair Work Act provides that regulations may be made prescribing the purposes for which continuity of…

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