Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia v Queensland Rail [2015] HCA 11

ON 8 APRIL 2015, the High Court of Australia delivered Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia v Queensland Rail [2015] HCA 11 (8 April 2015).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/2015/11.html

The High Court held that Queensland Rail is a trading corporation within the meaning of s51(xx) of the Constitution and as such is an employer governed by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and not subject the Queensland industrial relations laws which are invalid to the extent that they apply to Queensland Rail.

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