Issue 30, 2016

Monday, 31 October 2016
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) terminate 55 workers without notice On 10 June 2016, Carlton and United Breweries (CUB), terminated about 55 workers without notice and then “invited” them to reapply for their jobs through a labour-hire company, Programmed Maintenance Services Limited (Programmed). The terms and conditions of the jobs offered with Programmed were less beneficial to the workers than their previous contracts with CUB, for reasons including that they were less secure, required a 65% wage cut, and would be covered by a non-union EBA.
Monday, 31 October 2016
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters -
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.