Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters


Thursday, 1 February 2018
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Your behaviour: In and out of the workplace Most people think that their behaviour outside of the workplace is just that: independent to the workplace. It is often surprising to find out that activities that you participate in, outside of work, may cause you to lose your job.
Thursday, 1 February 2018
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The High Court’s decision in Esso Australia Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers’ Union [2017] HCA 54 has further narrowed the grounds for taking protected industrial action. In December 2017, the High Court handed down a decision on protected industrial action in relation to section 413(5) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act).
Wednesday, 8 November 2017
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Lodging your WorkCover Claim after your employment has ended: effects of McCluskey v Oxford Managers Lodging your WorkCover Claim after your employment has ended: effects of McCluskey v Oxford Managers
Wednesday, 8 November 2017
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Your Superannuation: more than a retirement fund Most people think superannuation is only there for retirement.
Wednesday, 8 November 2017
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Unions appeal penalty rates decision The unions’ appeal aimed to protect the take home pay of workers across the country.
Monday, 29 May 2017
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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers obtains first interim order in Fair Work Commission anti-bullying jurisdiction Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has successfully obtained the first interim order in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) anti-bullying jurisdiction.
Friday, 9 December 2016
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Starting the Countdown: when does a ‘dismissal’ take effect? A recent decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has confirmed important principles that apply in determining when a dismissal takes effect.
Monday, 31 October 2016
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Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) terminate 55 workers without notice In June 2016, CUB terminated about 55 workers without notice and then "invited" them to reapply for their jobs through a labour-hire company.
Monday, 31 October 2016
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No more hiding behind the corporate veil In a recent precedent setting case Judge Jarrett of the Federal Circuit Court ordered Owen Jennings, the sole director and controlling mind of Step Ahead Security to personally back-pay eight employees who were underpaid by his security guard company.
Friday, 15 July 2016
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Fair Work Commission Orders Employer to Make Workers Redundant This decision in May 2016 by Senior Deputy President Hamberger in Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v Essential Energy concerned two workers.
Friday, 15 July 2016
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AMWU secures reinstatement for sacked worker in novel case In a recent Fair Work Commission decision of Deputy President Gooley, the AMWU has secured an interim order for reinstatement of a former shop steward.
Friday, 15 July 2016
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CFMEU delgate returns to work A CFMEU (Mining and Energy Division) delegate was reinstated by his employer, Glencore, following a Federal Court ruling that Glencore took adverse action against him