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CFMEU launches union-funded class action against Workpac
Employment August 21, 2019 4:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The CFMEU will fund a landmark multi-million dollar class action against labour hire company Workpac seeking repayment of leave entitlements it claims are owed to […]

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Fairfax appeals $280K Chau Chak Wing defamation judgment, says journo didn’t lie
Defamation August 15, 2019 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fairfax Media has challenged a judge’s “gravely serious” suggestion that one of its journalists lied about a confidential source, during the first day of a […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t revive truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Article August 2, 2019 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their appeal seeking to revive a truth defense in a defamation case brought by Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions April 1, 2019 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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Wilson Security can roster overtime to dodge Sunday penalty rates, appeals court confirms
Employment April 26, 2019 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Security guard union United Voice has lost a challenge to a ruling that found Wilson Security could legally allocate overtime to Sundays over a four-week […]

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ABC, Fairfax slam judge’s ‘narrow’ definition of espionage in Chau Chak Wing appeal
Defamation February 21, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Media organisations ABC and Fairfax have argued that a judge’s definition of espionage was “artificially narrow” when striking out their truth defence to a defamation […]

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Trade mark suit by Melbourne University’s Trinity College settles
Intellectual Property December 14, 2018 10:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

An education provider that calls itself Trinity College Australia has settled a trade mark lawsuit alleging it tried to pass itself off as the famed […]

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Victorian Government can’t save Esso’s Bass Strait arbitration
Employment February 20, 2019 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court of the Federal Court has shot down a bid by the Victorian Government to intervene a second time in a long-running bargaining […]

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Celebrated silk appointed Federal Court judge
People In The News October 2, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Esteemed barrister Michael Wheelahan QC, who recently led Bauer Media in its successful appeal of a $4.5 million defamation award to actor Rebel Wilson, has […]

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