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Employment partner loses appeal over ‘offensive’ letters to Lander & Rogers lawyer
Business of Law February 13, 2019 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reinstated charges of unsatisfactory professional conduct against the principal of a leading employment law firm, after the lawyer called opposing counsel […]

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Justice Minister aide helped Michaelia Cash staffer alert media to AWU raids, court told
Employment February 13, 2019 8:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Senator Michaelia Cash’s former media adviser says he notified his counterpart in the office of former federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan ahead of AFP raids […]

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Casual conversion legislation contains ‘fatal flaw’, ACTU says
Employment February 13, 2019 2:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The government has introduced legislation that would make casual conversion – under which casuals can ask to be moved to a full or part-time position […]

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Michaelia Cash’s ex-chief of staff revealed as source of AWU raid leak
Employment February 12, 2019 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Michaelia Cash’s former chief-of-staff, Ben Davies, was the tipster who told the minister’s ex-media adviser that federal police were planning to raid the headquarters of […]

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Spotless challenges redundancy payment ruling
Employment February 12, 2019 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spotless Services is challenging a ruling that it owes redundancy to three workers employed at the Perth International Airport that were on fixed contracts. The […]

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Union officials blocked from entering work site don’t have to prove intent, judge says
Employment February 12, 2019 4:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A construction company has lost its appeal of a ruling that it illegally blocked CFMMEU officials from entering a work site to meet with union […]

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Mills Oakley settles with lawyer allegedly sacked for drunk partner complaints
Employment February 11, 2019 8:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mills Oakley has settled a lawsuit brought by a former special counsel alleging the firm terminated her employment after she complained about a partner who […]

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Michaelia Cash’s ex-adviser won’t give up source of tip on AWU raids
Employment February 11, 2019 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former staffer to federal minister Michaelia Cash admitted in court Monday to alerting the media about federal police raids on the offices of the […]

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Norton Rose may face contempt of court motion in dispute with ex-partner
Employment February 11, 2019 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner says he may file a contempt of court motion against the firm for allegedly failing to produce certain evidentiary […]

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Macquarie advisers who doctored emails win appeal of ASIC’s 10-year bans
Financial Services February 8, 2019 11:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two Macquarie Private Wealth advisers have successfully appealed an order by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that banned them for 10 years for falsifying […]

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