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Lawyer’s belief about paralegal underpayments ‘unreasonable’, judge finds
Employment 2024-02-28 5:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney law firm and its principal have been fined $14,400 for disobeying a Fair Work Ombudsman compliance notice issued for the alleged underpayment of […]

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Emergency doctors hit Melbourne hospital with underpayments suit
Employment 2024-02-28 3:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Twenty-six emergency doctors have brought an underpayments lawsuit against Melbourne hospital provider Austin Health, claiming that for the past six year they have not been paid the full amount they are owed.

Just how far from pay equity is your law firm?
Business of Law 2024-02-27 5:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The numbers are in and most of Australia’s largest law firms have a long way to go in fixing the gender pay gap. Here, Lawyerly looks at the pay gap data provided by more than 50 law firms.

Bureau of Meteorology challenges ruling on exec’s unfair dismissal over Paris trip
Appeals 2024-02-27 6:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Bureau of Meteorology has appealed a judgment that found a former senior executive was unfairly fired after taking a business-class trip to Paris.

ABC host sacked for post on Gaza sues for unfair termination
Employment 2024-02-26 5:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A former ABC radio host has filed a Federal Court lawsuit against her former employer after she was fired for sharing a post by Human […]

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EY seeks to shut down tax partner’s lawsuit
Employment 2024-02-23 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accounting firm Ernst & Young is seeking to throw out a tax partner’s lawsuit alleging he remains in the partnership despite an attempt to remove […]

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‘If you are going to be petty find a new job’: Emails show Fortrend, ex-advisor came to blows over expenses
Employment 2024-02-22 9:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two former Fortrend Securities advisors, who face litigation over their defection to a rival, have hit back with a lawsuit of their own alleging the […]

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Mecca Brands used maternity leave to ‘test’ whether marketer’s position could be axed, lawsuit says
Employment 2024-02-20 9:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former head of brand marketing at cosmetics retailer Mecca Brands has sued the company and its chief marketing officer for allegedly using her maternity […]

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Producer sues ABC for $290,000 in alleged underpayments
Employment 2024-02-20 9:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A senior ABC producer has sued the broadcaster, alleging he’s owed $290,000 in underpayments, including for working an average 70 hours a week on the […]

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Sushi Bay slammed for ‘calculated’ effort to conceal underpayments
Employment 2024-02-19 10:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Fair Work Ombudsman has won its underpayments case against restaurant chain Sushi Bay and its director, with a judge finding the company forced migrant […]

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