Fair Work Ombudsman v Wongtas Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 633 In an adverse action claim for discrimination initiated by the FWO, preliminary issues of its standing and the application being out of the 60 day time limit were raised. The issues were resolved in favour of the FWO. Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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Further to the growing development of FWA adverse action claims, the decision of Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association v International Aviations Service Assistance Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 333 highlight its application in a dismissal claim, resulting in compensation of $84,892.58, together with a subsequent pecuniary penalty of $10,000 and costs.   Brisbane Barrister – David...
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Fair Work Ombudsman v Specialised Security Service Pty Ltd & Anor [2011] FMCA 170 I appeared for the First and Second Respondents in the penalty hearing. It proceeded on the basis of the First Respondent admitting that it contravened clauses 6.3, 6.7, 6.8 and 7.8 of the relevant NAPSA and s.185 (2) of Workplace Relations...
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