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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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High Court to hear challenge to landmark ruling on casual workers’ rights
High Court 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to labour hire company WorkPac to challenge a Full Court judgment that granted entitlements to casual workers with […]

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Deloitte attacks ‘farcical’ claims in partner’s age discrimination case
Employment 2020-11-30 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is seeking to strike out the misleading and deceptive conduct claims in a $4 million age discrimination lawsuit brought by a former […]

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Findex can’t enforce ‘convoluted’ restraint clauses against advisor who poached clients, court says
Accounting 2020-10-30 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Findex has lost an appeal of a court’s judgment tossing its case against a former financial advisor, despite the court finding he had […]

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Rio Tinto claims cut from Deloitte age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2020-12-04 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu has succeeded in striking out claims that it made misrepresentations to Rio Tinto when it appointed a partner nearing the mandatory retirement […]

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Thiess loses appeal in unpaid wages class action
Class Actions 2020-11-17 12:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining services company Thiess has lost its challenge to a class action ruling which found the company had underpaid workers for time spent on the […]

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BP worker fired over Hitler parody video wins $201,000 in compensation
Employment 2020-08-11 6:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A BP worker whose employment was reinstated after he was unfairly dismissed for sharing a video clip that included subtitles placed over a scene from […]

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Spotless on the hook for redundancy pay after losing appeal
Employment 2020-07-01 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Cleaning services giant Spotless must pay redundancy entitlements to a group of workers it sacked, after failing to convince a court of appeal that it […]

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Workpac takes casual worker case to High Court
Appeals 2020-06-17 8:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Labour hire company WorkPac has asked the High Court to weigh in on a decision that grants entitlements to casual workers with regular shifts, a […]

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BP loses appeal of Hitler parody video ruling
Employment 2020-05-22 6:43 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Full Federal Court has dismissed BP’s appeal of a ruling by the Fair Work Commission that reinstated a worker who was fired for sharing […]

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