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‘Troubled’ judge won’t sign off on Woolworths class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-12-15 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Saying it will only benefit the law firm and lead applicants, a judge has refused to approve a settlement in an underpayments class action against […]

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ABC settles lawsuit by ‘overworked’ senior reporter
Employment 2021-12-15 11:57 am By Christine Caulfield

The ABC has resolved a discrimination lawsuit brought by a reporter who claimed she developed a medical condition as a result of being overworked. WA-based […]

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Worker can sue Sydney Water for unfair termination over ‘dirty workplace joke’
FWC 2021-12-14 6:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former employee of Sydney Water, who was featured in a “humiliating” workplace safety poster alongside the words ‘feel great – lubricate’, has won her […]

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UniLodge targeted in underpayments class action investigation
Class Actions 2021-12-13 7:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

UniLodge Australia faces a potential class action alleging the student housing agency shortchanged staff by paying them under the wrong award. Adero Law senior associate […]

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Judge shoots down ex-ANZ trader’s ’emaciated’ bid to view lawyer meeting notes
Financial Services 2021-12-09 1:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former ANZ trader who alleges he was sacked for complaining about the bank’s manipulation of the bank bill swap rate has lost his bid […]

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High Court won’t hear TechnologyOne exec’s bid to revive $5.2M award
Employment 2021-12-09 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former TechnologyOne executive has lost his application for special leave to appeal a judgment throwing out a $5.2 million bullying judgment in his favour, […]

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Judge ‘very, very concerned’ over Facebook posts in Qantas case
Employment 2021-12-08 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Union members who allegedly urged former Qantas workers to give misleading information to the Federal Court via a survey in a lawsuit brought on behalf […]

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Appeals dismissed in ‘inconceivable’ challenge to NSW COVID-19 jab mandate
Coronavirus 2021-12-08 5:58 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has found it “inconceivable” that legislation aimed at protecting public health would not have afforded the New South Wales health minister the […]

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Class action accuses McDonald’s of denying workers unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2021-12-07 1:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Fast food giant McDonald’s has been hit with a class action alleging it systematically failed to provide employees with paid 10 minute rest breaks. The […]

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‘Managers were bullies’: NAB to face court action for allegedly overworking staff
Employment 2021-12-07 3:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Finance Sector Union is preparing a lawsuit against the National Australia Bank, claiming the bank has pressured its employees to work “unreasonable” hours and […]

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