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Adero argues class action should be heard before casuals test case
Employment November 8, 2018 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Adero Law is seeking to intervene in a Federal Court case against WorkPac over the rights of casual workers, arguing a class action it plans […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner asks judge to recuse himself from spat with firm
Employment November 5, 2018 8:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has been asked to recuse himself from a legal dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and a former employment partner who was […]

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Seconded Ashurst lawyer was allowed at Qantas FWC hearing
Employment October 31, 2018 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The presence of a seconded Ashurst lawyer at a Fair Work Commission hearing in an unfair dismissal case against Qantas did not violate an order […]

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Seven employee sues network for wages after exit to Ten
Employment October 30, 2018 11:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven Network’s former director of program partnerships is suing the national broadcaster for putting her on unpaid maternity leave and extending her non-compete period after […]

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Union asks court to shut down AstraZeneca’s sick leave appeal
Employment October 29, 2018 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Workers Union has called on the Federal Court to toss AstraZeneca’s challenge to a decision that workers are guaranteed 10 days’ sick leave […]

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Appco drops appeal in ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions October 26, 2018 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Group has dropped its appeal of a judge’s decision to let an $85 million wage case against it move forward as a […]

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Ray White promised agents riches, then axed them, suits say
Employment October 25, 2018 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Real estate group Ray White has been hit with lawsuits by two sacked directors of its projects unit, who claim they turned down profit-sharing job […]

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Qantas flight attendant can appeal sacking over Manhattan martinis
Employment October 23, 2018 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Qantas flight attendant who lost his job after getting drunk on peach martinis while off duty in New York City has won leave […]

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Vannin boss can’t escape cross claim by rival litigation funder
Business of Law October 22, 2018 11:06 am By Christine Caulfield

The managing director of litigation funder Vannin Capital lost a battle to dismiss a cross claim brought against him by rival LCM in a case […]

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Qantas slammed for ‘ridiculous’ particulars request in Fair Work case
Employment October 19, 2018 10:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Friday called a request for particulars by Qantas “ridiculous”, during the first hearing in a case brought by mechanics alleging […]

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