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Court throws out James Ashby’s lawsuit over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-07-23 6:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has tossed One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby’s lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by refusing to foot the bill for […]

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Class action firm wants to intervene in FWO’s ‘entirely misconceived’ case against Woolworths
Employment 2021-07-22 3:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Employment class action law firm Adero Law is seeking to intervene in the Fair Work Ombudsman’s action against Woolworths, saying the “misconceived” proceedings have disrupted […]

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Firm to remove surveys from website in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-07-20 5:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered that class action firm Adero Law take down surveys from its website allegedly aimed at collecting registration data from group members […]

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‘A hint, a wink or a nod’: Appeals court says harassment need not be sexually explicit
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:08 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a $100,000 sexual harassment judgment against a Sanitarium-owned company for designing, displaying and distributing a poster featuring a worker alongside […]

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Apotex sued by former managing director over unpaid bonuses, leave
Employment 2021-07-19 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of global drug giant Apotex is suing his old employer over $226,000 in bonuses and $175,000 in leave he claims were […]

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Minetek wants lawyers to hand over USB devices as its mulls lawsuit against ex-employee
Emma Bathurst 2021-07-15 6:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Global mine technology company Minetek is considering a lawsuit against a former employee who may have unlawfully used confidential company information, a court has heard. […]

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Owner of Sydney jewellery house told employee she had ‘bedroom eyes’, harassment suit says
Employment 2021-07-12 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The owner of a Sydney-based jewellery design house is facing a sexual harassment lawsuit by an employee who claims he gave her multiple diamond rings […]

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On The Run says class action law firm must remove surveys aimed at group members
Class Actions 2021-07-08 7:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Convenience store chain On The Run has filed a bid for law firm Adero Law to take down surveys published on its website allegedly aimed […]

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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Crown, James Packer liable for $326,000 Workcover payment to assaulted security guard, court told
Employment 2021-07-01 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Victoria’s workers’ compensation authority has sued Crown and its major shareholder James Packer to recoup the compensation insurance it paid to a security guard who […]

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