IR Decisions & Cases

The Fair Work Commission determines issues relating to the implementation of the Fair Work Act 2010. The Federal Court and the High Court on Appeal also have jurisdiction for determination of matters relating to the Fair Work Act. This section covers the most relevant and recent decisions impacting Employers of the bus and coach industry.

Latest IR Decisions & Cases

NEWS: Workpac Pty Ltd and Robert Rossato & Ors [2021] HCA 23

This was an appeal against a Federal Court decision, which recognised Rossato as a permanent employee, entitled to leave, notwithstanding the fact that the employment contract recognised Rossato as a casual employee. The High Court, however, ruled that the contract …

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NEWS: Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd, Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations and the AMWU & Ors [2020] HCA 29

This was a decision of the High Court in which calculations of payment for personal leave were considered. The High Court disagreed with the Federal Court decision and determined that 10 days personal leave meant 76 hours, not those hours …

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