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ACCC clears Woodside’s $41B takeover of BHP unit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-16 5:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Woodside Petroleum’s $41 billion acquisition of BHP Petroleum International, saying the oil and gas giant would […]

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Fair Work Commission finds BHP vaccine mandate unlawful
Coronavirus 2021-12-03 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A full bench of the Fair Work Commission has struck down a BHP requirement that all workers at its Mt Arthur coal mine in NSW […]

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BHP settles with worker sacked over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2021-09-22 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has resolved a case by an employee who claimed the company breached the Fair Work Act by sacking her for alleged social media […]

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Quaker asks High Court to weigh in on ‘grace period’ for publicly disclosing inventions
Article 2021-06-28 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US chemical company Quaker Chemical is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a Full Court judgment that found its patents for quickly […]

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BHP loses ‘highly problematic’ bid to exclude foreign investors from class action
Appeals 2021-06-03 10:10 am By Cindy Cameronne

Global resources giant BHP Group has lost an appeal in its fight to exclude foreign investors from a shareholder class action over the 2015 Fundao […]

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BHP tells Full Court class action regime only for Australian residents
Class Actions 2021-05-21 11:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global resources giant BHP Group has asked the Full Court to rule foreign investors should be excluded from a shareholder class action over the 2015 […]

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BHP appeals ruling allowing foreign group members in shareholder class action
Appeals 2020-12-14 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

BHP Group Ltd has appealed a ruling allowing foreign group members to be part of a shareholder class action against the mining giant over the […]

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BHP says axed worker behind COVID-19 posts didn’t follow social media guidelines
Employment 2020-12-02 12:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

BHP has denied it fired a mine worker for harassing a co-worker on social media for his apparent failure to self isolate on returning from […]

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BHP can’t shut out foreign group members from class action
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-11-27 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mining giant BHP has lost a fight to keep foreign group members out of a shareholder class action over the Fundao dam failure in Brazil […]

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BHP worker sues after axing over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2020-09-18 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

A mine worker employed at BHP’s Olympic Dam is suing the company after she was sacked for allegedly harassing a co-worker on social media for […]

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