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Former One Nation staffer alleges ex-senator Brian Burston sexually harassed, ‘gaslighted’ her for years
Employment 2021-01-22 10:10 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former One Nation staffer who accused former senator Brian Burston of harassment has told a court that Burston tried to get her to breach […]

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University settles unfair dismissal lawsuit by prominent cancer researcher
Education 2021-01-22 1:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The University of Technology Sydney has settled a $744,00o lawsuit brought by an Australian cancer researcher who says she was unfairly terminated after taking multiple periods of leave due to a physical disability.

Freedom Foods says it was entitled to sack former GC for ‘serious misconduct’
Employment 2021-01-19 3:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods has denied a former company secretary and group general counsel was protected by whistleblower laws, claiming it was […]

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CBA sued for conspiracy to misuse private bank account details in dismissal wrangle
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-01-19 6:38 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been sued for conspiracy to misuse private information and bank account details in an unfair dismissal case brought by […]

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Street Swags charity founder loses case over dismissal following fraud charges
Employment 2021-01-19 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of a charity that provides sleeping bags to homeless people has lost her unfair dismissal case after she went “to war” with the […]

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RMIT faces $2.9M suit by law professor who complained about race, sexuality discrimination
Employment 2021-01-18 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

RMIT has been hit with a $2.9 million lawsuit by an Indigenous law professor who claims he was fired for complaining about “racially and sexually […]

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Senior IOOF executive accused of sexually harassing employee at her wedding
Employment 2021-01-15 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former portfolio manager of IOOF has sued the firm for discrimination and breaches of the Fair Work Act, alleging she was groped on the […]

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Bank of Queensland manager unfairly dismissed for ‘careless’ mistake, FWC says
Employment 2021-01-15 1:18 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Fair Work Commission has found a Bank of Queensland manager was unfairly dismissed despite making a “careless” mistake which led to a fraudster nabbing […]

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Macquarie’s ‘defective’ payment system should have rung alarm bells, judge says
Employment 2021-01-14 5:33 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Macquarie Bank has been ordered to fork out $330,000 to dozens of former advisers for a “defective and deficient” system which saw the bank fail […]

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University of Sydney lecturer sacked over swastika launches appeal
Appeals 2021-01-14 10:18 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A former University of Sydney lecturer has appealed a ruling dismissing the lawsuit he brought against the university after he was fired for a seminar […]

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