Thiess Pty Ltd v Sheehan [2020] FCAFC 198 (16 November 2020) (Flick, Kerr and Snaden JJ)


Catchwords:


INDUSTRIAL LAW – construction of enterprise agreement project working hours – hours for which an employee should be paid – dispute as to when project working hours ended – whether on departure from crib hut in particular location at which day’s work takes place or on exit through access gates to whole site

INDUSTRIAL LAW – principles of construction

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – recusal – apprehension of bias – whether prior professional relationship between judge and party should disqualify the former from sitting – whether bias is reasonably apprehended – recusal not appropriate