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Amazon settles pregnancy discrimination suit by factory worker
Employment 2022-05-27 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Amazon has settled a lawsuit accusing the e-commerce giant of violating the Fair Work Act by refusing to give an applicant a job because was […]

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Former Noumi GC drops unfair dismissal lawsuit
Employment 2022-05-25 1:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former secretary and general counsel for Noumi, formerly known as Freedom Foods, has dropped her unfair dismissal lawsuit after the maker of the popular Vitalife […]

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ANZ ordered to hand over documents in long-running pregnancy discrimination case
Employment 2022-05-25 7:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A former ANZ employee has won her bid to discover a range of documents in her long-running dispute with the bank over alleged discrimination related […]

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‘Chickens coming home to roost’: NSW faces multiplying claims by junior doctors
Employment 2022-05-25 3:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The New South Wales government has pushed to consolidate a class action accusing it of failing to pay overtime hours to junior doctors with multiplying […]

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Noumi drops serious misconduct claims against former GC
Employment 2022-05-23 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi, the company formerly known as Freedom Foods, has dropped defence claims that it was entitled to sack its former secretary and group general counsel […]

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CBA says it wasn’t obligated to roster breaks enshrined in enterprise agreements
Employment 2022-05-17 4:07 pm By Sam Matthews

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has hit back at a $45 million lawsuit alleging it failed to provide thousands of employees with paid rest breaks […]

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Orix loses access fight over files in criminal case against former executives
Employment 2022-05-13 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fleet management company Orix Australia has struck out in its bid to access certain files in an abandoned criminal case against two former senior executives […]

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Full Court finds casual workers can’t be axed for exercising workplace right
Employment 2022-05-12 7:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former truck driver for Cooloola Milk who claims he was fired after asking about overtime pay has won his legal challenge to a decision […]

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Corrs Chambers faces suit by client left to foot security after funder bowed out
Business of Law 2022-05-12 4:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A solicitor and former client is suing Corrs Chambers Westgarth for “very significant damages”, alleging breaches of multiple duties by the law firm in the […]

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Woolworths employees shouldn’t be ‘cast adrift’ from class action, judge says
Class Actions 2022-05-12 3:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Explaining his decision to reject a class action settlement that would have earned a law firm $1.75 million but provided nothing to 27,000 Woolworths employees, […]

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