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Telstra can be sued for ex-employee’s ‘sickening’ sexual harassment of neighbours
Employment 2023-12-14 9:59 pm By Sam Matthews

The Full Federal Court has found that Telstra can be sued for a former employee’s alleged sexual harassment of his neighbours, finding  harassment that is […]

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Nothing wrong with judge’s reasons, law firm just didn’t like them, court told
Employment 2023-11-16 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Atanaskovic Hartnell was not hard done by in a judgment that ordered payment of entitlements to a former general manager and rejected its cross-claims against […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell accuses judge of ‘complete failure’ to discharge duty
Appeals 2023-11-15 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who awarded more than $320,000 to a former general manager of Atanaskovic Hartnell after finding she endured a “campaign of denigration” by the […]

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Teachers entitled to pay rises despite resignations: Full Court
Employment 2023-11-01 4:04 pm By Sam Matthews

Two Catholic school teachers are entitled to pay rises included in new enterprise agreements, despite resigning before they took effect, an appeals court has found. […]

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Retired law firm partner loses battle with ATO over final payments
Tax 2023-07-13 4:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former law firm partner has lost his scrap with the Australian Taxation Office over exit payments he received on retirement, with a court ruling […]

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Telstra not liable for ‘sickening’ sexual harassment by employee who stole confidential info
Employment 2022-08-19 3:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that Telstra cannot be held liable for the sexually harassing conduct of a former employee who allegedly accessed confidential contact information […]

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Logistics company drivers are independent contractors, Federal Court finds
Employment 2022-07-20 3:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found four drivers working with transport company Avert Logistics are independent contractors despite the business supplying vehicles for them. In a decision […]

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McDonald’s hit with third lawsuit over unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2022-01-25 9:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

McDonald’s has been hit with a lawsuit on behalf of 339 employees across four states alleging it systematically failed to give workers paid 10-minute breaks, […]

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High Court upholds challenge to backpacker tax
Employment 2021-11-03 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has found a 15 per cent ‘backpacker tax’ imposed on holders of Australian working holiday visas violates a double taxation agreement between […]

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Worker’s rejection of ‘derisory’ $100 settlement offer not unreasonable, judge finds
Employment 2021-10-21 2:33 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A rejected $100 offer of compromise was not sufficient to warrant a costs order to a Queensland automotive company after it succeeded in Fair Work […]

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