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Law firm settles former partner’s sex discrimination case on day of trial
Business of Law 2021-04-19 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Hicksons Lawyers has reached a last-minute settlement to resolve sex discrimination claims brought by a female former partner who claims she was denied […]

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Court orders law firm to compensate underpaid junior lawyer despite six figure income
Employment 2021-04-19 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and its director have been ordered to pay over $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]

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Domino’s loses bid to strike out underpayments class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 10:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed an application by Domino’s Pizza to strike out the pleadings in a class action accusing the pizza giant of making misleading […]

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Telstra worker loses appeal over 2:30 am injury on work trip
Employment 2021-04-13 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Telstra employee has lost her challenge to a ruling which denied her workers compensation for a hip injury suffered after a night out […]

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HWL Ebsworth advice to Quay Eyewear protected by privilege, judge rules
Employment 2021-04-09 3:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A director of sunglasses company Quay Eyewear has lost her bid to access HWL Ebsworth’s advice to the company given during legal proceedings which accused […]

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Judges among targets of Morrison government’s sexual harassment law overhaul
Employment 2021-04-08 2:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Judges and members of Parliament will be liable for sexual harassment in the workplace under an overhaul of sex discrimination laws, the Morrison government said […]

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Findex’s High Court challenge in case against former financial advisor falls flat
Accounting 2021-04-08 4:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm Findex Australia has lost a bid for the High Court to hear its case over a restraint provision against a former financial advisor […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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Deloitte wants to keep lid on retirement talks in $3.8M age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2021-04-07 5:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte is seeking to set aside a subpoena for documents recording chats with partners about retirement after they turned 62, in a closely watched age […]

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High Court tosses bid to stop lawsuit by CFMMEU ‘front man’
Employment 2021-04-07 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has tossed an appeal by the Victorian International Container Terminal which sought summary dismissal of a legal challenge to an enterprise agreement […]

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