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University settles unfair dismissal lawsuit by prominent cancer researcher
Education 2021-01-22 1:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The University of Technology Sydney has settled a $744,00o lawsuit brought by an Australian cancer researcher who says she was unfairly terminated after taking multiple periods […]

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RMIT faces $2.9M suit by law professor who complained about race, sexuality discrimination
Employment 2021-01-18 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

RMIT has been hit with a $2.9 million lawsuit by an Indigenous law professor who claims he was fired for complaining about “racially and sexually […]

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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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Training company AIPE on hook for $139M in compensation in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-21 1:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has found a NSW training company is liable to pay $139 million for over 12,000 students who racked up VET FEE-HELP debts but […]

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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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$50M settlement resolves class action against Vocation, PwC
Class Actions 2020-11-30 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A $50 million settlement has been reached in a long-running shareholder class action against defunct vocational training company Vocation that also spawned multiple cross-claims against […]

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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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Class action filed against major childcare operator G8 Education
Class Actions 2020-11-23 9:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s largest childcare centre operator G8 Education has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging the company failed to keep investors in the loop […]

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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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‘I would like to move a Chinese person to that role’: UTS faces race discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2020-09-01 5:55 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former University of Technology Sydney professor based in Shanghai has filed a lawsuit accusing the university of race and age discrimination, alleging his contract […]

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