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FWO launches first underpayment case under new onus of proof laws
Employment January 25, 2019 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Ombudsman is suing a sushi operator in a case which will, for the first time, utilise laws that put the onus of […]

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Merivale faces potential employment class action alleging ‘systemic underpayments’
Employment January 23, 2019 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney hospitality giant Merivale is facing a potential class action after the Fair Work Commission terminated an expired enterprise agreement, which had its army of […]

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Domino’s franchisee settles $6.1M case alleging false promises about pizza sales
Franchise January 24, 2019 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A franchisee’s $6.1 million case against Domino’s Pizza accusing the fast food chain of misleading him about the sales he could expect from his two […]

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ACCC wins access to Trivago docs over website, ad changes
Competition & Consumer Protection December 19, 2018 8:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago, which last month admitted to breaching the consumer laws over its travel accommodation rankings, has lost a bid to keep secret […]

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Trivago admits it breached consumer law with hotel rankings
Competition & Consumer Protection November 28, 2018 1:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hotel booking aggregator Trivago has admitted it may have misled consumers into believing they would find the lowest hotel rate on an initial search of […]

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Corner Hotel wins bid for McDonald’s hipster cafe financials
Intellectual Property September 12, 2018 11:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

McDonald’s must hand over financial records for its Corner Cafe as the trade mark battle launched by Melbourne’s Corner Hotel heads to mediation. Swancom, owner […]

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Melbourne cafe fined $185K for playing unlicenced music
Intellectual Property October 3, 2018 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne cafe embroiled in a Fair Work battle over alleged staff underpayments has now been hit with a $185,000 fine for copyright infringement in […]

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Trivago taken to court over hotel price ads
Competition & Consumer Protection August 23, 2018 2:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hotel booking site Trivago has been hit with legal action by the consumer regulator alleging the company gave prominence in its rankings to high-paying advertisers. […]

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Crown sues NSW government to protect Sydney harbour views
Real Estate August 9, 2018 2:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts is taking the NSW government to court over development at central Barangaroo that threatens to block its views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and […]

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Sacked delivery riders take test cases to Fair Work Commission
Employment March 14, 2018 1:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission will have a chance to weigh whether delivery riders are protected under workplace laws when two riders take their unfair dismissal […]

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