Labour hire firm WorkPac loses Federal Court full court case against Queensland miner Robert Rossato

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
May 20 2020 - 8:00am
Employers lose critical 'coal casuals' case that could cost 'billions' in back pay

THE coalmining industry's use of "permanent casual" mineworkers as a cost-cutting procedure has been dealt another major blow, with labour hire firm WorkPac losing a long-awaited verdict in the full court of the Federal Court that was handed down on Wednesday afternoon.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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