Breach of employment contract: Coghill v Indochine Resources Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] FCA 1030

 A former employee who was the chairman, company secretary and chief financial officer of mining company, Indochine Resources has been awarded approximately $3.7 million following the company’s breach of his employment contract by failing to pay his salary, superannuation, annual leave, club memberships and reimbursement for business expenses and unlawfully terminating his employment. 

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Transfer of business: Notice under section 130 by NSW Local Government, Clerical, Administrative, Energy, Airlines & Utilities Union of a dispute with Eraring Energy re entitlements [2015] NSWIRComm 23 (2)

The Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales has found that two employees, each with more than 2,000 hours personal leave, did not have their employment transferred to another entity, therefore meaning both employees lost their entitlements. 

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Bullying: CF and NW v Company A and ED [2015] FWC 5272


The Fair Work Commission has found that two employees of a small real estate business were being bullied by the Property Manager, with the Commission making orders that the employees have no contact whatsoever and requiring the business to implement an anti-bullying policy. 

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