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Russells drops cross claim against axed solicitor
Employment February 17, 2020 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Russells Lawyers has withdrawn a cross claim against a restructuring and insolvency solicitor who filed an unfair dismissal lawsuit alleging the firm tried to manufacture […]

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McDonald’s franchisee says law doesn’t entitle staff to use the toilet whenever they want
Employment February 12, 2020 3:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A McDonald’s franchisee has hit back at claims it threatened staff with cruel and inhumane working conditions by telling employees they could not go to […]

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Sussan faces lawsuit over worker’s ‘humiliating’ experience with Kylie Minogue impersonator
Employment February 10, 2020 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Women’s clothing retailer Sussan is facing a lawsuit from an employee who claims he suffered psychological injury after being forced to don gold hotpants, a […]

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CFMEU’s John Setka says spat over member defection should be handled internally
Employment February 5, 2020 2:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bitter feud between the national office of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union and union heayweight John Setka, who is accused of […]

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Hewlett-Packard could not cap commissions at ‘whim’, owes ex-sales rep $370,000, court says
Employment February 4, 2020 7:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

IT giant Hewlett-Packard Australia has been ordered to pay over $370,000 in unpaid commissions to a former sales executive after a court found the company […]

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Court temporarily bars DP World strike over automation
Employment February 3, 2020 12:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A division of the CFMEU has criticised a court ruling barring members from industrial action against stevedoring giant DP World Australia Group, calling it an […]

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Lawyer says firm sacked him after complaints about ‘workplace culture of sniping’
Business of Law January 30, 2020 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A barrister and former associate director of a boutique Melbourne law firm has brought legal action alleging the firm wrongfully terminated his employment after he […]

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CFMEU hit with lawsuit for taking action over DP World automation
Employment January 29, 2020 3:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CFMEU is facing a lawsuit by four units of DP World Australia Group after refusing to accept the terms of four proposed enterprise agreements […]

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Top NRL player agent Sam Ayoub wins case against protege who poached 18 players
Employment January 28, 2020 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Veteran NRL player agent Sam Ayoub has won his case against his former protege and another employee who left his Ultra Management Sports agency in […]

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FWC dismisses case after Facebook pics show ‘agoraphobic’ beautician sunning it up
Employment January 28, 2020 8:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed a general protections dispute brought by an “agoraphobic” beautician after social media posts revealed an active social life including […]

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