Federal Court rejects coverage of agreement

29 July 2011

CFMEU v Pilbara Iron Company (Services) Pty Ltd [2011] FCAFC 91.

A recent decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia has ruled that an employee collective agreement made under Workplace Relations Act 1996 (Cth) (WR Act) was invalid because the agreement was not made with the
employees employed in part of the employer's business.

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