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Mach Energy faces $13M lawsuit by second fired exec
Energy & Natural Resources March 20, 2019 12:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mach Energy is fighting a second lawsuit by a former director alleging he is owed $13 million in shares under an equity incentive scheme based […]

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Labour hire company Manpower faces unfair dismissal case by former GM
Employment March 18, 2019 11:45 am By Christine Caulfield

Ex-Manpower Services general manager Jamie Butterworth is suing the multinational recruitment company, alleging he was unlawfully terminated for complaining about the performance of the company’s […]

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CFMMEU to go another round with One Key Workforce liquidators over $1M in wages
Restructuring & Insolvency March 15, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has appealed a ruling granting $1 million to the liquidators of failure labour hire company One Key […]

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Piper Alderman, senior female partner fail to resolve sex discrimination suit
Business of Law March 13, 2019 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Piper Alderman and a senior female partner who has accused the law firm’s leaders of sex discrimination have been unable to settle their dispute out […]

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Court shuts down law firm MWP’s claims over stolen clients
Business of Law March 11, 2019 11:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has halted a lawsuit by an international law firm against a former director who formed a breakaway law firm with two Australian lawyers […]

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‘Inoffensive drunkenness’ at work party not grounds for firing, FWC says
Employment March 8, 2019 10:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

An employee of electrical contractor Ryan Wilks who was fired for getting drunk at a co-worker’s farewell party can have her job back, the Fair […]

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CFMMEU fined $55,000 for pressuring worker to join union
Employment March 8, 2019 9:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CFMMEU has been hit with a $55,080 penalty after a judge found the union pressured a landscaper to join despite only being contracted to […]

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Mach Energy faces $20M lawsuit by ex-managing director
Employment March 7, 2019 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm Mach Energy is facing legal action from its former managing director over $20 million in shares allegedly owed under an equity incentive scheme. […]

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CFMMEU wants to intervene in WorkPac class action
Employment March 7, 2019 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union is seeking court approval to intervene in a class action against labour hire company WorkPac on behalf […]

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Bosses could go to jail under Morrison Government plan to tackle worker exploitation
Employment March 7, 2019 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Employers could face jail time for underpaying staff under measures unveiled by the Morrison Government Thursday that also include extending the accessorial liability provisions of […]

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