Our legal updates focus on important employment law and industrial relations issues.


Legal Updates

RIGHTS OF CASUAL EMPLOYEES TO VOTE ON APPROVAL OF ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

Date: April 28, 2016
The decision of a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in McDermott Australia Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers’ Union & The Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union known as the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) [2016] FWCFB 2222 (McDermott case) highlights that casual employees may be entitled to vote… > READ MORE

DETERMINING WHICH EMPLOYEES WILL BE COVERED BY AN ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

Date: February 29, 2016
The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision in Transport Workers’ Union of Australia & Anor v ALDI Foods Pty Limited as General Partner of ALDI Stores (A Limited Partnership) [2016] FWCFB 91 issued on 22 February 2016 provides clarification of which employees may be covered by a single enterprise agreement made under… > READ MORE