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Telstra can be sued for ex-employee’s ‘sickening’ sexual harassment of neighbours
Employment 2023-12-14 9:59 pm By Sam Matthews

The Full Federal Court has found that Telstra can be sued for a former employee’s alleged sexual harassment of his neighbours, finding  harassment that is […]

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Nothing wrong with judge’s reasons, law firm just didn’t like them, court told
Employment 2023-11-16 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Atanaskovic Hartnell was not hard done by in a judgment that ordered payment of entitlements to a former general manager and rejected its cross-claims against […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell accuses judge of ‘complete failure’ to discharge duty
Appeals 2023-11-15 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who awarded more than $320,000 to a former general manager of Atanaskovic Hartnell after finding she endured a “campaign of denigration” by the […]

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New crop of Victorian silks appointed by top judge
Business of Law 2023-10-18 6:22 pm By Sam Matthews

Several class action counsel and an IP expert are among twenty-five new silks appointed in Victoria. On Wednesday, Victorian Bar president Sam Hay KC welcomed […]

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Reject Shop underpayments class action hit with costs for ‘late retreat’
Employment 2023-09-25 3:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in an underpayments class action against The Reject Shop has been hit with costs after his “last minute” withdrawal of a bid […]

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In class action defence, Reject Shop says managers not covered by Award
Class Actions 2023-07-13 3:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has hit back at an underpayments class action, claiming store managers were not entitled to overtime and that their […]

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BHP unit brings High Court challenge over Christmas Day work
Appeals 2023-07-12 4:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

BHP in-house labour hire provider Operations Services has filed for special leave to appeal to the High Court a finding that it unlawfully required its […]

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The Reject Shop flags early attacks on underpayments class action
Class Actions 2023-06-26 12:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount retail chain The Reject Shop has foreshadowed two challenges to an underpayments class action, claiming store managers were not covered by the general retail […]

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Telstra not liable for ‘sickening’ sexual harassment by employee who stole confidential info
Employment 2022-08-19 3:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that Telstra cannot be held liable for the sexually harassing conduct of a former employee who allegedly accessed confidential contact information […]

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Qantas takes fight over axing of ground staff to High Court
High Court 2022-06-02 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has asked the High Court to reverse a judgment that found it violated the Fair Work Act by axing 1,800 ground staff partly to […]

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