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Cricket Tasmania denies harassment claims by receptionist at centre of Tim Paine sexting saga
Employment 2022-03-09 4:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Cricket Tasmania has denied allegations by a former front receptionist that she was the victim of sexual harassment by Australian cricket players and senior managers, […]

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‘Vicious rhetoric’: WA premier’s remarks about Clive Palmer more than name-calling
Defamation 2022-02-14 10:20 pm By Sam Matthews

Comments made about Clive Palmer by Western Australia premier Mark McGowan in press conferences were “heavy with historical and sinister significance”, a court has heard […]

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High Court to decide if class action shareholders can publicly grill directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-11 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A case before the High Court could have major implications for company directors, giving shareholders in class actions the power to drag them before court […]

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SAS soldiers panned ‘bulls–t’ commendation awarded to Ben Roberts-Smith, court told
Defamation 2022-02-08 3:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

It was common knowledge that SAS soldiers sought the retraction of a “bulls–t” commendation awarded to war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith for acts of bravery in […]

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Law firm sues Lloyd’s syndicate over coverage for $3.7M settlement
Insurance 2022-02-07 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One of Australia’s largest law firms has taken its insurer to court for failing to cover part of a $3.7 million settlement of a claim […]

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Cotton On, Lovisa face potential class actions, accused of underpaying staff
Class Actions 2022-01-27 3:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Clothing chain Cotton On Group and jeweller Lovisa are the latest targets of potential underpayments class actions for allegedly failing to pay employees for extra […]

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The class action settlements that came under fire in 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-12 6:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

If evidence were needed that courts are not rubber stamping class action settlements, the scrutiny of multi-million dollar agreements in 2021 is proof positive that […]

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ABC settles lawsuit by ‘overworked’ senior reporter
Employment 2021-12-15 11:57 am By Christine Caulfield

The ABC has resolved a discrimination lawsuit brought by a reporter who claimed she developed a medical condition as a result of being overworked. WA-based […]

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Drug ingredient maker Alkaloids of Australia pleads guilty to cartel charges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-16 12:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pharmaceutical ingredient producer Alkaloids of Australia has pleaded guilty to cartel conduct over the supply of a key chemical found in generic stomach cramp drugs. […]

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Victorian Bar says pandemic law amendments don’t go far enough
Coronavirus 2021-11-16 4:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Changes negotiated to the Andrews government’s controversial pandemic bill fall short of protecting the rule of law, Victorian Bar head Róisín Annesley QC said Tuesday. […]

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