01 March, 2015

Centennial Coal must pay workers over age 60 years their full redundancy entitlements

The Federal Court has ruled that Centennial Coal must pay workers over age  60 years their full redundancy entitlements, in a landmark decision handed down at 2:30pm this afternoon. 
Collieries Staff and Officials Association director Catherine Bolger said the decision made it plain that Centennial could not dodge paying older workers what they are owed any longer. 
“The Federal Court has made it clear that Centennial Coal has acted unfairly and discriminated against workers on the basis of their age. 
“Centennial must now do the right thing and pay older workers what they are owed. 
click here to read the full story in the Lithgow Mercury

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