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Commonwealth to pay $2M to remote Indigenous community in ‘remarkable’ class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-12-13 3:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The federal government will pay $2 million to settle a human rights class action brought by Indigenous Australians from the Ngaanyatjarraku community in Western Australia […]

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BHP settles with worker sacked over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2021-09-22 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has resolved a case by an employee who claimed the company breached the Fair Work Act by sacking her for alleged social media […]

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BHP says axed worker behind COVID-19 posts didn’t follow social media guidelines
Employment 2020-12-02 12:43 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

BHP has denied it fired a mine worker for harassing a co-worker on social media for his apparent failure to self isolate on returning from […]

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BHP worker sues after axing over COVID-19 social media posts
Employment 2020-09-18 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

A mine worker employed at BHP’s Olympic Dam is suing the company after she was sacked for allegedly harassing a co-worker on social media for […]

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Mastec wins docs in wheelie bin design copying case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-09-28 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mobile garbage bin manufacturer Mastec Australia can access documents from a group of city councils and waste management firms to calculate damage it suffered from […]

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Wheelie bin battle rolls into damages phase
Intellectual Property 2018-05-01 11:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Wheelie bin maker Mastec Australia needs a broad range of evidence to calculate the damages resulting from the misuse of its bin designs by rival […]

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