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Parramatta boss accuses Fairfax of ‘reckless indifference’ for truth
Defamation November 6, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The suspended chief executive officer of Sydney’s City of Parramatta Council is suing Fairfax Media, saying three articles published in the Sydney Morning Herald accusing […]

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ACCC’s loss in Pfizer misuse of market power case to stand
Competition & Consumer Protection October 19, 2018 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has dismissed the ACCC’s bid to appeal a Full Federal Court decision upholding a ruling that drug giant Pfizer did not misuse […]

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One Key Workforce liquidators vie for unpaid wages in union spat
Employment October 4, 2018 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for failed labour hire business One Key Workforce are disputing a claim by the CFMMEU for wages owed to employees, saying the money should […]

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Watchdog wants $505K penalty for union’s poor record-keeping
Employment September 25, 2018 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner is seeking a $505,000 penalty against the CEPU for record-keeping breaches, despite the union’s claim that the conduct was not deliberate. […]

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Union in UAE Exchange suit scolded for ‘throwing case into chaos’
Employment September 20, 2018 7:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark trial brought by the Financial Sector Union of Australia against UAE Exchange Australia has been vacated after a judge accused the union of […]

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Government can’t seize detainees’ mobile phones, Full Court says
Class Actions June 26, 2018 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has invalidated a blanket policy by the Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs to seize mobile phones from detainees held within […]

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Full Court throws out CFMMEU appeal over definition of work ‘breaks’
Employment July 6, 2018 9:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by the CFMMEU claiming the times before and after work shifts counted as “breaks” in which it […]

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Toll can’t escape worker’s second case over right to convert to full-time
Employment July 3, 2018 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toll Transport has lost a bid to dismiss a second proceeding brought against it by a freight handler who last year won the right to […]

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ACCC takes Pfizer competition case to High Court
Appeals June 25, 2018 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling in a case alleging drug giant Pfizer […]

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