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 Oct 2018:
Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Hay Point Services Pty Ltd  FCAFC 182
INDUSTRIAL LAW - whether provision of enterprise agreement providing that an employer may require an employee to work reasonable overtime is capable of being contravened by the employer for the purpose of s 50 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) - principles of construction of an enterprise agreement
Judge: Reeves, Bromberg and O'Callaghan JJ
- 22 Oct 2018:
Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd  FCA 1590
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for interlocutory injunction pursuant to s 545 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) and s 23 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) - alleged adverse action for a prohibited reason or reasons under the FW Act - prima facie case - balance of convenience INDUSTRIAL LAW - where a mine worker had…
Judge: Collier J
- 19 Oct 2018:
Hepburn v Beauty Services Holdings Pty Ltd  FCA 1577
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - objection to competency of appeal - where proceeding was discontinued - where a costs order was consequently made - whether the costs order was final or interlocutory in nature - whether leave to appeal is required - consideration of whether appeal is competent
Judge: Reeves J
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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