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CFMMEU warned of deregistration risk for ‘aberrant’ conduct
Employment 2018-08-14 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 2018-08-14 9:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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 2018-08-06 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 2018-08-02 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 2018-08-01 8:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

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 2018-07-31 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 2018-07-31 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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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment 2018-07-27 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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Appco denies army of fundraisers were employees
Employment 2018-07-26 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Australia challenged the similarities between group members in a class action alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid paying minimum […]

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Ex-Bellamy’s boss loses $1.2M share dispute
Employment 2018-07-26 7:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former CEO of organic baby food producer Bellamy’s Australia has lost a legal battle over $1.2 million in options she claimed she was owed […]

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