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Prosecutors take axe to Country Care criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 21, 2019 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has pared its criminal cartel case against Country Care Group and two individuals, cutting over 100 charges in an […]

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GSK narrowly defeats ACCC’s case over revised Osteo Gel packaging
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2019 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GlaxoSmithKline has defeated claims by the ACCC that revised packaging for its now-discontinued pain killer Osteo Gel misled consumers. The drug maker will face penalties […]

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Ultra Tune’s excuse for missing appeal deadline doesn’t wash, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 7, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The consumer regulator wants a court to throw out Ultra Tune’s appeal of a $2.6 million penalty, after the national car repair franchise filed its […]

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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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Court slashes record $2.5M fine against CFMMEU over two-day strike
Employment April 5, 2019 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reimposed penalties against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, its NSW branch and nine officials for unlawful industrial action […]

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Airservices managers left worse off under individual contracts, class action trial hears
Employment April 2, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for a class action against the Federal Government-owned Airservices told a court Tuesday that higher salaries on individually negotiated management contracts did not leave […]

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Trial in novel employment class action against Airservices set to begin
Employment March 29, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial in a class action over employment contracts for Airservices’ managers that allegedly left the staff worse off than relevant enterprise agreements kicks off Tuesday, […]

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Ultra Tune to fight $2.6M fine for misleading franchisee, fabricating evidence
Competition & Consumer Protection March 27, 2019 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ultra Tune is challenging a court ruling that socked it with a $2.6 million penalty in a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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JustKapital founder may drag Corrs Chambers Westgarth into $1M dispute
Business of Law March 14, 2019 10:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh and Miklos Bolza

The founder of JustKapital is considering adding Corrs Chambers Westgarth to a lawsuit he brought seeking nearly $1 million allegedly owed as part of a […]

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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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