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Ex-boss of medical tech firm Respiri sues over termination
Employment February 26, 2020 4:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The former CEO of Respiri has levelled a slew of claims at the ASX-listed medical technology company and two of its former directors, including breach […]

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Sacked AMP lawyer demands details of alleged performance concerns
Employment February 26, 2020 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former AMP general counsel Larissa Cook, who is suing the financial services giant for alleged bullying, wants her former employer to provide details of claims in its defence that senior executives raised concerns about her conduct and that her performance was being “managed”.

Coles faces potential class action over $20M in staff underpayments
Employment February 21, 2020 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles may be hit with a class action after it was revealed on Tuesday that the company owes staff in its supermarket and […]

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Ex-director can’t grill Corrs partner in $1M share dispute
Employment February 21, 2020 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of Australian civil infrastructure contractor WBHO Infrastructure and his firm have lost their bid to cross-examine the company’s instructing solicitor at […]

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Six-year delay in judge’s ruling ‘deplorable’, Full Court says in Boral sex harassment case
Employment February 20, 2020 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wood products giant Boral Timber has been found vicariously liable for a male worker’s sexual harrassment of a female colleague, with an appeals court overturning […]

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Ex-Victorian prosecutor awarded $435,000 for work-related PTSD
Business of Law February 20, 2020 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former prosecutor working for the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions in its sexual offences division has won a $435,000 judgment by the state’s Supreme […]

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Wesfarmers says Target underpaid staff $9M
Employment February 19, 2020 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Wesfarmers has revealed staff at Target stores were underpaid $9 million, one day after Coles announced at least $20 million in underpayments. The company revealed […]

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Coles owes underpaid staff at least $20M
Employment February 18, 2020 4:58 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Coles underpaid salaried staff members in its supermarket and liquor businesses at least $20 million over the past six years, the company revealed in announcing […]

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Russells drops cross claim against axed solicitor
Employment February 17, 2020 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Russells Lawyers has withdrawn a cross claim against a restructuring and insolvency solicitor who filed an unfair dismissal lawsuit alleging the firm tried to manufacture […]

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McDonald’s franchisee says law doesn’t entitle staff to use the toilet whenever they want
Employment February 12, 2020 3:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A McDonald’s franchisee has hit back at claims it threatened staff with cruel and inhumane working conditions by telling employees they could not go to […]

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