Recent Cases

Transit Systems West Services Pty Ltd v Australian Rail, Tram and Bus Industry Union (No 2) [2021] FCAFC 13 (17 February 2021) (Katzmann, Kerr and O’Callaghan JJ)


COSTS – application for lump sum costs by successful respondent in proceedings brought under Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – whether applicant instituted proceedings “without reasonable cause” within meaning of s 570(2)(a) of Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) – where no application for costs made or foreshadowed at or before hearing, whether application should be refused in any event in exercise of Court’s discretion — application dismissed