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 Aug 2017:
AGL Energy Limited v Hardy (No 3)  FCA 952
COSTS - where respondent found guilty of contempt for failing to comply with search order made pursuant to r 7.43 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - fine of $25,000 previously imposed - whether contemnor should pay applicants' costs on an indemnity basis
Judge: O'Callaghan J
- 21 Aug 2017:
Australian Building and Construction Commissioner v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union  FCA 970
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to amend statement of claim - application for leave to further amend defence - application to strike out defence in part
Judge: O'Callaghan J
- 18 Aug 2017:
Romero v Farstad Shipping (Indian Pacific) Pty Ltd (No 4)  FCAFC 126
COSTS - where appeal dismissed but partial variations made as to the costs order in favour of appellant - whether usual costs orders should apply - where appellant claims costs on indemnity basis - whether outcome of the appeal equivalent to or better than the terms of offer made by appellant - whether respondent acted unreasonably in not…
Judge: Allsop CJ, Rares and McKerracher JJ
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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