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.
- 24 Apr 2017:
Lim v Comcare  FCAFC 64
WORKERS' COMPENSATION - operation of the exclusion in s 5A of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth) - whether injury suffered "as a result of" reasonable administrative action - application of the decision in Martin v Comcare  HCA 43 - matter remitted to Tribunal
Judge: Kenny, Tracey and Bromberg JJ
- 21 Apr 2017:
United Voice v Phillip Cleaning Service Pty Ltd  FCA 392
INDUSTRIAL LAW - whether employer complied with legal obligations to employees - whether employees underpaid - whether employer misrepresented employee workplace rights - whether required induction provided - whether payslips complied with regulations
Judge: Jagot J
- 21 Apr 2017:
General Manager of the Fair Work Commission v McGiveron  FCA 405
INDUSTRIAL LAW - admitted contraventions of ss 285(1), 286(1) and 287(1) of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 (Cth) - assessment of penalties - factors considered
Judge: Barker 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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