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High Court rejects CFMMEU’s appeal of $306,000 fine
Construction December 6, 2018 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy union has lost its bid to be heard by the High Court of Australia after an appeals court […]

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Sacked HWL lawyer’s defence of client criticisms an ‘untenable stretch,’ court hears
Employment December 5, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former HWL Ebsworth special counsel Dr Gary Rumble’s insistence that he believed he had carte blanche to criticise one of the law firm’s clients is […]

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The casual conundrum continues: ‘double-dipping’ and class actions
Expert Insights December 3, 2018 3:22 pm By Corrs Chambers Westgarth's Jack de Flamingh, John Tuck and Rachael Cage

The recent, much publicised decision of the Full Federal Court in WorkPac Pty Limited v Skene [2018] FCAFC 131 (Skene) has caused widespread concern in business circles. […]

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Class action says CoreStaff lured workers to Australia with misleading job offers
Class Actions November 28, 2018 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour on-hire and recruitment company CoreStaff is facing a class action alleging it violated the consumer laws by luring workers to Australia from Papua New […]

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Telstra contractor faces ‘sham’ contracting class action by 4,000 technicians
Employment November 22, 2018 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

In what could be the largest employment class action ever brought, Telstra contractor Tandem Corp has been accused of unlawfully designating thousands of telecommunications technicians […]

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Axed HWL special counsel says he was entitled to continued work
Employment November 16, 2018 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A special counsel that was sacked from HWL Ebsworth after writing an article that was critical of the government’s treatment of veterans, is seeking to […]

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Foodora ordered to pay rider $15,600 in landmark unfair dismissal case
Employment November 16, 2018 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Foodora delivery rider has won $15,600 in an unfair dismissal case hailed as a test case for the gig economy, with the Fair Work […]

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Adero argues class action should be heard before casuals test case
Employment November 8, 2018 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Adero Law is seeking to intervene in a Federal Court case against WorkPac over the rights of casual workers, arguing a class action it plans […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner asks judge to recuse himself from spat with firm
Employment November 5, 2018 8:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has been asked to recuse himself from a legal dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and a former employment partner who was […]

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Seconded Ashurst lawyer was allowed at Qantas FWC hearing
Employment October 31, 2018 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The presence of a seconded Ashurst lawyer at a Fair Work Commission hearing in an unfair dismissal case against Qantas did not violate an order […]

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