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Ex-Bellamy’s boss loses $1.2M share dispute
Employment July 26, 2018 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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Macquarie Bank faces 3rd wage suit by financial advisers
Employment July 23, 2018 9:00 am By Christine Caulfield

Macquarie Bank has been hit with a third lawsuit by financial advisers alleging the bank broke the law by paying them solely in commissions, this […]

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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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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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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment July 27, 2018 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 July 26, 2018 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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Qantas doesn’t need approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills, FWC says
Employment July 24, 2018 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has said Qantas doesn’t need its approval to hire Herbert Smith Freehills to assist it in an appeal in an unfair […]

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Lush to repay workers $2M after ‘monumental mistake’
Employment July 18, 2018 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Cosmetics company Lush Australia will pay back $2 million to thousands of workers after discovering an error in its payroll system dating back to 2010. […]

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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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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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