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Foodora enters administration, leaves landmark cases in limbo
Employment August 17, 2018 10:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two weeks after announcing it would pull out of Australia, delivery food company Foodora has gone into administration, putting the brakes on two unfair dismissal […]

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Casual worker with predictable roster entitled to annual leave, Full Court says
Employment August 16, 2018 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A casual worker hired as a truck driver at a Rio Tinto coal mine was entitled to annual leave, the Full Federal Court said Friday […]

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Inghams’ failures did not cause worker’s car park assault, court says
Employment August 15, 2018 11:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Chicken processor Inghams has won an appeal of a ruling that put it on the hook for causing the late-night assault of a shift worker […]

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CFMMEU warned of deregistration risk for ‘aberrant’ conduct
Employment August 14, 2018 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CFMMEU must force “systemic behavioural change” on its construction division, a majority Full Federal Court said Tuesday in upholding a fine of $306,000 for […]

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Law firm must pay for ‘ineffective’ radio ads, court says
Contracts August 14, 2018 9:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employment law firm McDonald Murholme has lost an appeal in a case over $37,000 in unpaid bills for five months of radio advertisements on the […]

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Big W worker wins $543,000 after injury sidelines career as paramedic
Employment August 6, 2018 7:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Big W worker whose on-the-job injury caused her chronic leg and back pain has won $543,000 in damages against Woolworths after the company admitted […]

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UAE Exchange pays $1.3M to shortchanged workers
Employment August 2, 2018 2:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Foreign currency exchange business UAE Exchange Australia will compensate over 200 workers $1.335 million after a Fair Work Ombudsman investigation found the company underpaid wages […]

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Qantas right to sack flight attendant who got drunk off-duty, FWC says
Employment August 1, 2018 8:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

The dismissal of a Qantas flight attendant who got drunk on peach martinis while off duty in New York City was not unfair, the Fair […]

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Timing of law firm email in union merger battle suggests ‘collusion’, judge says
Employment July 31, 2018 11:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The timing of an email from a Herbert Smith Freehills solicitor alerting the Fair Work Commission to union contempt proceedings, which the firm argued early […]

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Lawsuits pile up against Macquarie over financial adviser commissions
Financial Services July 31, 2018 11:48 am By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Bank is facing a fourth lawsuit by a group of former financial advisers alleging it breached the Fair Work Act by denying them regular […]

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