Fair Work Commssion appeals and the Federal Court

What follows in this post is an extract from the decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia by an…

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General protections cases and the Federal Court

On 26 February I published a post about the tendency of the Federal Court to want to send general protections’…

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General protections cases; which Federal Court?

General protections proceedings which arise from an employment context (whether or not they involve a dismissal) are first commenced in…

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General protections cases and the first hurdle

As we know most general protections cases which are not initially settled by the Fair Work Commission are determined thereafter…

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Employment disputes as small claims in the Federal courts

Here is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court dealing with a dispute between an employee…

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General protections; Federal or Federal Circuit Court?

Now that the case law about the intricacies of the general protections has attained a reasonable comprehensible body of direction…

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Breach of employment contracts in the federal courts

It would come as a surprise I am sure to those who were responsible for the concept of federal courts…

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General protections interim orders

Both the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have the power to make interim or interlocutory orders…

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How the Federal Court impacts on fair work issues

Today I am publishing a post which is an extract from a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia…

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Zero tolerance; Federal Court slaps down Fair Work Ombudsman’s cosy deal with unions

A Full Federal Court has quite rightly thrown out a plea bargain between the Fair Work Ombudsman and the CFMEU…

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