Federal Court of Australia news

Fast food giant faces potential class action

Fast food giant faces potential class action

Over 250,000 current and former employees could be entitled to a pay-out

Historic ruling over employee breaks

Historic ruling over employee breaks

The Federal Court has ruled that workers have a legal right to toilet breaks and to drink water while at the workplace

Are furloughed staff entitled to paid sick leave?

Are furloughed staff entitled to paid sick leave?

This would 'go against the very purpose of conferring entitlements,' the federal court ruled

The collective employee social conscience: be alert, not alarmed

The collective employee social conscience: be alert, not alarmed

Unlike the United States, trade unions in Australia have significant influence over setting the agenda for political and social issues

Record-breaking fine for business breaching Fair Work Act

Record-breaking fine for business breaching Fair Work Act

The penalties are a record against an employer for failing to pay unfair dismissal compensation