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Setka ordered to stop poaching of union members
Employment 2020-11-11 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

CFMEU official Michael O’Connor has successfully appealed a ruling that threw out his lawsuit seeking to restrain union heavyweight John Setka from poaching members from […]

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Michael Kodari can’t overturn $150,000 judgment for sacked bodyguard who sought legal advice
Employment 2020-10-02 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Investment whiz Michael Kodari has lost his appeal of a $151,000 judgment awarded in favour of his former bodyguard, who lost his job — and […]

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‘Confusing and confused’: Judge throws out Nauru detention class action
Class Actions 2020-08-24 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has dismissed a class action accusing Government ministers of misfeasance in public office over the practice of securing Nauruan visas for those detained […]

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Bupa drops lawsuit against aged care regulator on the heels of $6M penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-03 5:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bupa Aged Care has dropped a lawsuit challenging a directive by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission that it claimed overlapped with proceedings brought […]

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Bupa hit with $6M penalty over broken promises to aged care residents
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-05-12 4:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bupa Aged Care has been ordered to pay a $6 million penalty for charging customers of its aged care facilities for services it never provided, […]

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Bupa takes regulator to court as it fights ACCC allegations it overcharged, misled residents
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-01-21 10:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Bupa has launched court action to block a directive by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission as the aged care provider battles a separate […]

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Full Court shoots down Fortescue’s appeal of native title ruling
Appeals 2019-10-18 9:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining magnate Andrew Forest’s Fortescue Metals is facing a possible compensation claim after losing its appeal of a ruling that granted native title to to […]

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United Petroleum faces court accused of evading Fair Work investigators
Employment 2019-09-27 2:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

United Petroleum has been hit with legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman, which accuses the petrol retailer of failing to produce records as part […]

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Supplier of scalding hot water bottles hit with $415k fine
Justice Debra Mortimer 2019-01-30 7:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A wholesaler that supplied leaking hot water bottles and exploding candle holders to retailers in Victoria has been fined $415,000 for distributing the dangerous products […]

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Commonwealth denied costs in class action by detained asylum seekers
Class Actions 2018-11-20 9:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The scope of the government’s power to detain individuals is “a matter of considerable public importance”, a judge has said, shooting down the Commonwealth’s bid […]

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