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Qantas sued for denying sick leave to stood-down workers
Coronavirus 2020-04-28 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Qantas breached the Fair Work Act by failing to pay personal carers leave and compassionate leave to employees stood down in response to the coronavirus […]

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Aldi takes another shot at misleading conduct case against TWU
Appeals 2020-04-07 6:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

German grocery store Aldi Foods has appealed a Federal Court decision dismissing its case against the Transport Workers Union on a “legal technicality” despite a […]

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Full Court says HWL Ebsworth lawyer was not sacked for political views
Employment 2020-03-13 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has thrown out an appeal by a former special counsel of HWL Ebsworth, ruling the senior practitioner was reasonably fired for […]

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ACCC strikes out again, loses misuse of market power case against Ramsay Health
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-12 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has tossed a case by the ACCC against Ramsay Health Care claiming that the global hospital group misused its market power by pressuring […]

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Union defeats Aldi’s misleading conduct case over driver safety flyers
Employment 2020-03-06 2:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a series of flyers, media statements and protests from the Transport Workers’ Union raising concerns about truck driver safety were […]

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Six-year delay in judge’s ruling ‘deplorable’, Full Court says in Boral sex harassment case
Employment 2020-02-20 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wood products giant Boral Timber has been found vicariously liable for a male worker’s sexual harrassment of a female colleague, with an appeals court overturning […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t block King & Wood Mallesons from acting for former firm
Appeals 2020-01-07 10:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner has lost his bid to block King & Wood Mallesons and two barristers from representing the law firm in […]

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Western Union manager could not have known no-show employee had mental illness, Full Court says
Employment 2019-10-24 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

International money transfer giant Western Union has successfully appealed a $160,000 judgment in an employment discrimination case, with the Full Federal Court finding the firm’s […]

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MACH Energy attacks former director’s ‘inconsistent’ pleadings in $20M lawsuit
Employment 2019-05-16 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm MACH Energy may move to strike out “inconsistent” pleadings in a $20 million lawsuit brought by its former managing director, Scott Winter, whose […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman wins appeal over CFMEU penalty in Hutchison Ports strike case
Employment 2019-05-03 12:00 am By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has handed a win to the Fair Work Ombudsman in its battle for a multimillion dollar penalty against the CFMEU for coordinated […]

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