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Ex-One Nation senator Brian Burston settles sexual harassment claims by staffer
Employment 2022-05-03 4:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former One Nation senator Brian Burston has resolved court proceedings brought by a former staffer Wendy Leach accusing him of sexual harassment and discrimination. The […]

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Ten denies Peter van Onselen harassed journalist on Twitter
Employment 2022-02-28 9:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network Ten has denied claims that high profile political reporter Peter van Onselen harassed, ignored and humiliated journalist Tegan George. In a defence filed in […]

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‘You’re my pet’: Ex-One Nation senator Brian Burston can’t dodge sexual harassment case
Employment 2022-02-11 10:08 pm By Sam Matthews

Former One Nation senator Brian Burston has largely lost his bid to throw out a sexual harassment and discrimination case by former staffer Wendy Leach. […]

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Commonwealth to pay $2M to remote Indigenous community in ‘remarkable’ class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-12-13 3:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The federal government will pay $2 million to settle a human rights class action brought by Indigenous Australians from the Ngaanyatjarraku community in Western Australia […]

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University of Sydney political lecturer wins appeal over swastika dismissal
Employment 2021-08-31 5:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former University of Sydney political economy lecturer who was fired for conduct that included showing students a slide of a Nazi swastika superimposed on […]

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Law firm settles former partner’s sex discrimination case on day of trial
Business of Law 2021-04-19 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Hicksons Lawyers has reached a last-minute settlement to resolve sex discrimination claims brought by a female former partner who claims she was denied […]

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University of Sydney lecturer sacked over swastika launches appeal
Appeals 2021-01-14 10:18 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A former University of Sydney lecturer has appealed a ruling dismissing the lawsuit he brought against the university after he was fired for a seminar […]

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University of Sydney defeats lawsuit by lecturer sacked over swastika
Employment 2020-11-27 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has thrown out a lawsuit brought against the University of Sydney by a former political economy lecturer who was fired for a […]

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Commonwealth Bank settles with ex-GM who blew whistle on bonuses
Employment 2020-09-17 2:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has resolved a lawsuit brought by a former general manager alleging he lost his job for blowing the whistle on a […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s evidence of sex discrimination falls short, judge says
Employment 2020-09-09 7:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Evidence of an outdated management approach and bullying — which included threatening defamation proceedings against two junior lawyers that complained about her — appear to […]

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