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Facing lawsuit, Woolworths reverses position in pay dispute with union
Employment 2020-08-26 5:42 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Woolworths has agreed to fast-track retail employee pay increases after a union hit the supermarket giant with a lawsuit this week. The Shop, Distributive and […]

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BHP can bring fraud claims against Cherwell Creek Coal
Adam Pomerenke 2020-08-24 9:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Mining giant BHP has been given the green light to bring allegations of fraud against competitor Cherwell Creek Coal in a long running dispute over […]

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‘It means monthly’: Law firm partner schools barrister on Latin meaning of ‘menstrual’
Employment 2020-09-22 9:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The managing partner of a high-profile Sydney law firm has told the barrister cross-examining him that the word menstrual means “monthly” in Latin, when explaining […]

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Ex-AMP lawyer looks to strike out claim she ‘disparaged’ board
Employment 2020-09-21 5:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former general counsel of AMP who claims she was sacked from the wralth management firm after raising concerns about its fees for no services […]

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PwC accountant with bipolar disorder can’t bring disability discrimination claim
Employment 2020-09-21 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former PricewaterhouseCoopers employee has lost his bid to bring a discrimination claim against the accounting firm, with a judge finding he didn’t have direct […]

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Judge delays Robodebt trial to let class add claims against five government employees
Class Actions 2020-09-16 5:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for the applicants in the Robodebt class action to file an amended statement of claim on the eve […]

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Common fund orders under attack again in Takata airbags class action
Class Actions 2020-09-16 2:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Common fund orders are again under scrutiny in a class action which was at the centre of the High Court’s decision to strike down the […]

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IBM, Western Power backpay staff more than $20M
Employment 2020-09-11 11:22 am By Alison Eveleigh

The country’s underpayments scandal has claimed two more victims — international technology company IBM and Western Australian electricity provider Western Power, with the companies agreeing […]

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Soul Pattinson director wins $1.1M in termination case
Employment 2020-09-10 9:22 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former director of investment house Washington H. Soul Pattinson has won a damages payout of over $1.1 million after a court found that the […]

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New class action against S&P faces delay over investor feud with funder
Class Actions 2020-09-04 1:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A new class action against S&P Global is facing potential delays as the two lead applicants — one embroiled in a battle over its funding […]

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