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Melbourne University taken to court for adverse action against casual academics
Employment 2022-08-11 11:18 pm By Sam Matthews

The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken the University of Melbourne to court, alleging it took adverse action against two casual academics to prevent them from […]

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‘You’re such a feminist’: Ambulance Victoria sued for sex discrimination
Employment 2022-08-08 4:33 pm By Sam Matthews

Ambulance Victoria is being sued by a former executive who claims she was not treated the same as her male colleagues and subject to “disrespectful, […]

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Barristers’ clerk was not axed for working from home, court told
Employment 2022-08-03 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based clerking service has denied that it fired a clerk because she asked to work from home to manage her disability and was absent […]

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Ex-Amobee boss who hid affair with underling can sue for disability discrimination by association
Human Rights 2022-08-03 5:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A former managing director of adtech company Amobee can proceed with a complaint of disability discrimination by association, after he was fired for failing to […]

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CFMMEU hit with maximum penalty after alleged homophobic slurs
Employment 2022-07-29 5:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The CFMMEU and two of its officials have been hit with the maximum penalty for allegedly breaching right of entry rules and calling a safety […]

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Partner in Lendlease tax ‘dodge’ suit says whistleblower protections apply
Employment 2022-07-28 1:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Greenwoods & Freehills partner will argue he is entitled to whistleblower protection in his lawsuit against the tax advisory firm and Lendlease, alleging […]

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2XU manager settles suit alleging she was sacked for investigating CEO’s bullying, drugs
Employment 2022-07-28 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

2XU has reached an in-principle settlement with its former head of human resources, who alleged she was fired for investigating complaints that the sportswear brand’s […]

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Curve Securities accuses senior adviser of soliciting clients for competitor
Employment 2022-07-28 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investment firm Curve Securities is suing competitor Ord Minnett and a former associate director, alleging the defecting adviser solicited its clients and misused confidential information. […]

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UGL drops challenge after unions agree not to fund class action
Employment 2022-07-27 2:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering giant UGL has dropped a case against two unions that sought to block them from bankrolling an underpayments class action, after the unions gave […]

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BSA’s $20M class action settlement wins court approval
Class Actions 2022-07-26 11:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved a $20 million settlement in a sham contracting class action accusing telco contractor BSA Limited of misclassifying its workforce of technicians […]

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