Federal Court of Australia news

Employee or contractor? High court rulings provide clarity

Employee or contractor? High court rulings provide clarity

Two cases offer HR leaders much-needed guidance on this thorny issue

Court finds rejection of 70-year-old candidate unlawful discrimination

Court finds rejection of 70-year-old candidate unlawful discrimination

Provisions in Australia's anti-discrimination laws also extend to the recruitment process

Fair Work considers whether litigation funder is protected from paying out

Fair Work considers whether litigation funder is protected from paying out

Fair Work considers whether a litigation funder is protected under the “no costs” tradition

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