About this NPA
The Employment and Industrial Relations National Practice Area (NPA) comprises of civil and criminal matters arising under the Fair Work jurisdiction and related legislation including:
- workplace-related applications
- writs of mandamus or prohibition
- matters transferred or appealed from the Federal Circuit Court, other Courts or the Fair Work Commission.
- 23 Dec 2016:
Trustee for The MTGI Trust v Johnston (No 2)  FCAFC 190
COSTS - application for first respondent's costs to be paid by applicant and non-party on indemnity basis - s 570 Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - proceedings found to have no merit - Calderback offer by first respondent refused - non-party sole director and shareholder of applicant - non-party had interest in the subject of the litigation - applicant…
Judge: Siopis, Collier and Katzmann JJ
- 23 Dec 2016:
Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union v Anglo Coal (Capcoal Management) Pty Ltd  FCA 1582
INDUSTRIAL LAW - termination of employment purportedly on grounds of redundancy - application alleging that termination was adverse action taken for prohibited reasons, contrary to Pt 3-1 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - interlocutory application for reinstatement pending hearing and determination of application or further order - whether interim …
Judge: Katzmann J
- 22 Dec 2016:
Hardcastle v Mitch Enterprises Pty Ltd  FCA 1569
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for summary dismissal of parts of statement of claim pursuant to s 31A(2) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) and r 26.01(1)(a) of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - held: summary dismissal of impugned paragraphs allowed CONSUMER LAW - whether definition of 'services' in Australian Consumer Law…
Judge: Bromwich J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 5 Nov 2016:
The regulation of industrial relations by reference to the corporations power
A paper delivered at the 8th Biennial Australian Labour Law Association National Conference by Justice Jessup.
Form & Rules
The key forms and rules for commencing proceedings are:
- Commencing an originating application alleging dismissal in contravention of a general protection proceeding:
- Commencing application for a writ of mandamus, prohibition or injunction under section 39B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) must file:
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