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Uber faces test case in Federal Court over drivers’ employment status
Employment 2021-08-02 10:10 am By Christine Caulfield

A group of Uber drivers have brought legal action in the Federal Court to challenge the rideshare giant’s claim that they are independent contractors. The […]

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Court throws out James Ashby’s lawsuit over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-07-23 6:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has tossed One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby’s lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by refusing to foot the bill for […]

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‘A hint, a wink or a nod’: Appeals court says harassment need not be sexually explicit
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:08 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a $100,000 sexual harassment judgment against a Sanitarium-owned company for designing, displaying and distributing a poster featuring a worker alongside […]

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Deloitte settles partner’s age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2021-06-24 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte has agreed to settle a $3.8 million lawsuit brought by a partner that challenged the accounting firm’s mandatory retirement policy. The firm confirmed Thursday […]

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Appeal fails in case accusing pharma CEO of assaulting staff with syringe
Employment 2021-05-12 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former CEO of a global pharmaceutical company has lost his appeal of a ruling throwing out a lawsuit he brought against his former employer […]

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Lawyer must pay costs for appeal that should never have been filed, Full Court says
Employment 2021-05-11 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

A high-profile employment lawyer representing a sacked Jetstar pilot must pay the airline’s legal costs in defending an appeal application “that ought never to have […]

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Deloitte can’t shield retirement talk docs in $3.8M age discrimination suit
Employment 2021-04-27 1:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Deloitte has failed to set aside a request for documents recording talks with partners about retirement after they turned 62, in a closely watched age […]

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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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Government seeks quick win in James Ashby lawsuit over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-03-31 11:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government is seeking summary judgment in a lawsuit brought by One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby alleging it took adverse action against him by […]

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Judge tosses One Nation staffer’s claims against gov’t in Brian Burston sexual harassment case
Employment 2021-03-05 5:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has dismissed claims brought by a former One Nation staffer against the federal government accusing it of being liable for former senator Brian […]

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