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Full Court throws out CFMMEU appeal over definition of work ‘breaks’
Employment July 6, 2018 9:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by the CFMMEU claiming the times before and after work shifts counted as “breaks” in which it could meet with union members at a BHP Billiton mining site.

Toll can’t escape worker’s second case over right to convert to full-time
Employment July 3, 2018 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toll Transport has lost a bid to dismiss a second proceeding brought against it by a freight handler who last year won the right to convert from a casual to a full-time position in a precedent setting ruling.

ACCC takes Pfizer competition case to High Court
Appeals June 25, 2018 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling in a case alleging drug giant Pfizer misused its market power ahead of the expiration of its patent for Lipitor.

Government can’t seize detainees’ mobile phones, Full Court says
Class Actions June 26, 2018 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has invalidated a blanket policy by the Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs to seize mobile phones from detainees held within immigration detention centres, in a class action filed on behalf of detainees.