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CFMMEU cops $554,600 penalty for coercive worksite protests
Employment 2021-12-01 9:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The CFMMEU and two of its officers have been hit with a $554,600 penalty for allegedly using the union’s “covert industrial muscle” to pressure a […]

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NAB faces re-trial in adverse action case by worker who committed data breach
Employment 2021-10-12 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former financial planner found to have engaged in a data breach at National Australia Bank will have her adverse action lawsuit against the bank […]

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Woolworths says $330M underpayments remediation should scuttle FWO’s case
Employment 2021-09-21 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths has denied the Fair Work Ombudsman is entitled to seek compensation for its underpayment of staff, saying its $330 million remediation to […]

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Full Court slams judge’s reasons as ‘disordered stream of consciousness’
Employment 2021-09-07 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has issued a severe rebuke to a judge for his decision in an employment dispute, calling the judgment a “disordered stream […]

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In Pizzeys client poaching case, ‘fraught’ separate questions rejected
Intellectual Property 2021-04-23 10:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two lawyers facing a lawsuit over their defection from specialist IP firm Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys have failed in their bid to have […]

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Patent attorneys who jumped ship hit back in Pizzeys client poaching lawsuit
Intellectual Property 2021-02-24 9:49 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Two patent attorneys being sued by boutique IP firm Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys have hit back against claims they misused confidential information to […]

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Patent attorneys lured lucrative US law firm clients from IP boutique, new suit claims
Intellectual Property 2020-12-16 2:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two patent attorneys who resigned from Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys to launch a competing business performed work for clients of the boutique IP […]

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Barrister’s arguments on constitutional issue in CFMEU case ‘the wrong way around’, judge says
Employment 2020-06-16 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the CFMEU to pause a trial brought by two sacked union officials while the court gives the country’s […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment 2020-05-20 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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Pizzeys wins discovery bid for possible lawsuit against patent attorneys who jumped ship
Business of Law 2019-12-13 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Boutique IP firm Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys has won its bid for preliminary discovery to pursue possible claims against two patent attorneys who […]

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