NEWS-HR

An application by Victorian Hospitals’ Industrial Association (Sch. 6A, Item 5 – Application to terminate a State reference public sector transitional award) will be heard by Fair Work Commissioner Lee (by telephone) in Melbourne this morning.

Lendlease Services Pty Ltd has a brace of s.394 (Application for unfair dismissal remedy) matters to face before Deputy President Lake in chambers in Brisbane (Kay/Norgrove).

A s.365 (General protections) order sought by Kylie Seymour against RSL LifeCare Limited has been partially granted by Fair Work Deputy President Kovacic in Canberra on 11 May 2020. (General protections contravention involving dismissal – request to amend application to add two persons as additional respondents– application granted in part – one person to be added as a respondent.) This decision concerns an application made on 8 November 2019 by Ms Kylie Seymour (the Applicant) under s.550 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) requesting that the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) amend her general protections application (the original application) to add two respondents, Ms Laurie Leigh and Mr Drew Pearce. The original application, made on 18 September 2019, cited RSL LifeCare Limited as the sole Respondent to Ms Seymour’s general protections application. Ms Leigh is the Respondent’s Chief Executive Officer while Mr Pearce is the Respondent’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms Leigh is now also a respondent.

An application for approval of the Baptistcare WA Limited Aged Care Services Enterprise Agreement 2019 (s.185 – Application for approval of a single-enterprise agreement) will be determined by Commissioner Booth in chambers in Brisbane at 11am.

Monash Health has a brace of s.739 (Application to deal with a dispute) set for hearing by Commissioner Harper-Greenwell in chambers in Melbourne (Edmead/Stubbington).

The Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union and Queensland Council of Social Services Inc have a s,739 (Application to deal with a dispute) before Commissioner Booth in the Fair Work Commissioner Central Plaza Two Level 14 66 Eagle Street Brisbane at 2.30pm.

An outpouring of grief and community support has followed the death of Cairns mental health advocate Carl Cook. “Always a giver”, the talented artisan operated Carl’s Creations, a bespoke jewellery business and recently started a support group called Doppler Care, offering mental health support and coaching during the coronavirus pandemic.

Street Swags Ltd is still facing a s.394 (Application for unfair dismissal remedy) in front of Commissioner Hunt in chambers in Brisbane (Madden).