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The Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia and the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia have both lodged dispute notices (s.739) with Qantas Airways Ltd and QF Cabin Crew Australia Pty Ltd.

Compass Group (Australia) Pty Ltd is in dispute with the Maritime Union.

Australia Pacific Hotels (Challa Gardens) Pty Ltd is facing an s.394 (application for unfair dismissal remedy) from ex-employee Kieboom. Strangely, Goodearth Hotels (Empire) Pty Ltd is accused of unfairly dismissing a person with the same name.

Termination of employment – costs – ss.394, 400A, 611 Fair Work Act 2009 – application for unfair dismissal dismissed – employer applied for costs – Commission considered whether unfair dismissal application was without reasonable prospect of success – Commission not satisfied application was manifestly untenable or groundless, or was not reasonably arguable on the ground of procedural fairness – in relation to applicant’s alleged unreasonable conduct in negotiations, in the circumstances there was no obligation for applicant to accept a lesser offer when a better offer was withdrawn – Commission found no grounds for an order for costs – application dismissed. The case was Glanz v Devilbend Golf Club Incorporated.

An application for approval of the SKYCITY Darwin Pty Ltd Enterprise Agreement February 2015 – February 2018 is being heard by Fair Work Commissioner McKenna in Sydney.

An application by Alice Springs Resort Enterprises Pty Ltd T/A Chifley Alice Springs Resort is before the Fair Work Commission.

An s.185 (application for approval of a single-enterprise agreement) from Frasers Sydney ML Hotel Pty Ltd t/as Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour is before the Fair Work Commission.

The Fair Work Commission has endorsed an s.185 (application for approval of a single-enterprise agreement) from Compass Group B&I Hospitality Services Pty Ltd.