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Intellectual freedom a ‘foundational’ principle, sacked climate skeptic professor tells High Court
High Court 2021-06-23 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd brought his case challenging his dismissal by James Cook University to the High Court on Wednesday, with a lawyer […]

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Car repair group AMA agrees to early mediation with former CEO Andrew Hopkins
Employment 2021-06-15 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group has told a court it will enter early mediation in its lawsuit against former CEO Andrew Hopkins that alleges he owes $2.4 million […]

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Court to hear challenge to unions funding class action against UGL
Class Actions 2021-06-03 12:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering giant UGL will file proceedings against two unions seeking to block them from funding an underpayments class action on behalf of casual workers, with […]

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Car repair company AMA drags former CEO to court over $2.4M in expenses
Automotive 2021-05-06 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group is suing former CEO Andrew Hopkins for $2.4 million he allegedly owes in unauthorised expenses and repayments on an outstanding loan. The company […]

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Qantas wins eleventh hour injunction in dispute with Virgin-bound exec
Employment 2021-04-30 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has secured a temporary injunction from a Singapore court blocking a former company executive from starting a new position at competitor Virgin Australia. The […]

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‘Missed the mark’: Qantas loses urgent appeal in spat with Virgin-bound exec
Employment 2021-03-26 6:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Qantas’ dispute with former executive Nick Rohrlach over his defection to competitor Virgin Australia should be heard […]

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Qantas files ‘urgent’ appeal in dispute with defecting executive
Appeals 2021-03-25 12:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas has appealed a decision that found its dispute with former executive Nick Rohrlach over his defection to competitor Virgin Australia should be heard in […]

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Merivale suffers setback in $129M underpayments class action
Employment 2021-04-01 4:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge hearing an underpayments class action against hospitality company Merivale has found the workplace agreement that covered the group members was not validly approved. […]

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Whistleblower laws don’t apply retrospectively, judge says in ANZ bank trader’s case
Employment 2020-12-11 5:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has thrown out the portion of a lawsuit brought by an ANZ trader who was sacked in 2015 that was brought under enhanced […]

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GetSwift not ‘fleeing the jurisdiction’ with Canada relocation bid, court told
Corporate 2020-11-26 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Logistics software company GetSwift has tried to assure the Federal Court that an attempt to relocate to Canada is not for the purpose of avoiding […]

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