Recent Cases

Dahdah v Platinum Distributors Australia Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 65 (05 May 2023) (Rangiah, Goodman and McElwaine JJ)


Catchwords:


INDUSTRIAL LAW – claim for unpaid wages and entitlements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – where primary judge’s central findings based heavily upon findings as to credit – whether the primary judge erred by making findings contrary to incontrovertible facts on uncontradicted testimony, were glaringly improbable or were contrary to compelling inferences – whether the primary judge erred by failing to consider particular evidence

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – application for adjournment of appeal made at the commencement of the hearing – no sufficiently cogent explanation – whether the interests of justice required an adjournment – application refused