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Casual workers win big in leave entitlements test case
Employment May 20, 2020 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major blow to Australian businesses, the Full Federal Court has ruled that casual employees who work regular shifts are entitled to paid annual, […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Nanny paid $2.33 an hour was not employee but ‘guest’ of CEO’s family, court told
Employment September 24, 2019 1:25 pm By Amelia Birnie

A major property development CEO accused of paying his Filipino nanny $2.33 an hour has denied underpayment allegations, instead claiming the woman was a “guest […]

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Court can order security against funders in Fair Work class actions, judge rules
Employment October 8, 2019 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling has found judges have the power to order security against litigation funders backing Fair Work class actions, in a decision that could […]

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