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Administrator can’t stop Bonza 737s leaving Australia

May 7, 2024 0 comment

Counsel James Hutton SC, acting for administrator Hall Chadwick, also said there is “still a degree of uncertainty” as to whether the carrier can meet existing contractual obligations and added it had “not had time to fully investigate” the termination of Bonza’s leases.

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Compensation for sacked Qantas workers delayed by months

March 22, 2024 0 comment

The Federal Court heard the last of the witness evidence on Friday (22 March) but lingering questions about the “counterfactual world”, in which the sackings never occurred, has pushed the timeline back.

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Qantas believed outsourcing was a ‘low’ legal risk, court told

March 20, 2024 0 comment

Qantas executives, including then-executive manager of Qantas airports, Colin Hughes, met with lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills and an industrial relations expert in early June 2020 to discuss the decision to terminate the ground handling staff.

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Qantas tells court sackings were always on the table

March 19, 2024 0 comment

Counsel for Qantas, Richard Dalton KC, said even in a world where the illegal sackings never occurred, the executive team would have still considered outsourcing its ground handling operations.

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Qantas could pay ‘millions’ in compensation over COVID sackings

March 18, 2024 0 comment

Compensation hearings began in the Federal Court on Monday morning (18 March) to determine how much 1,700 ground staff are entitled to for being illegally terminated in November 2020.

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Compensation looms for sacked Qantas workers

March 14, 2024 0 comment

The Federal Court will begin its compensation hearings from early next week, seven months after Qantas failed to overturn the court’s original finding that it illegally fired 1,700 ground staff in 2020.

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