Industrial Relations
Australian Maritime Officers’ Union, v Newcastle Port Corporation [2009] FWA 829 Vice President Watson applied the test in at paragraphs 31 & 32 of Total Marine Services Pty Ltd v Maritime Union of Australia [2009] FWAFB 368 as to whether there had been a genuine attempt to reach agreement: “[31] In our view the concept of genuinely...
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ABC news report – Company directors will face the risk of being personally prosecuted for workplace safety breaches if new national guidelines come into force. Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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This Bill was introduced on 21 October 2009 by The Minister for Employment & Workplace Relations, Julia Gillard. The aim is to end the overlap between the State and Federal workplaces. Queensland has agreed in principle subject to some unresolved issues. The time frame intended for commencement is 1 January 2010. Brisbane Barrister – David...
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Australian Maritime Officers Union v Sydney Ferries Corporation [2009] FCAFC 145 On appeal the court held income protection as part of subclause 12.8.9 of the Sydney Ferries Corporation Maritime Officers Enterprise Agreement 2006 – 2008 was not prohibited content within the meaning in s.358 of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 (Cth.). The basis for the...
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