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Romeo’s settles two underpayments class actions
Class Actions 2021-11-23 1:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket chain Romeo’s has reached a settlement in two class actions alleging staff were underpaid, but details of the agreements are scant. Class action firm […]

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‘We don’t understand’: Rentokil confused by ex-manager’s defence in $3.2M invoice case
Employment 2021-11-23 12:35 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A lawyer for Rentokil has told a court the pest control company is scratching its head over the defence by a former manager accused of […]

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Caterpillar resolves case against former employee accused of taking confidential files
Intellectual Property 2021-11-23 4:07 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar has resolved its dispute with a former employee accused of flagrantly copying “many thousands” of confidential files before taking a job […]

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Union accuses McDonald’s of unpaid rest break ‘conspiracy’
Employment 2021-11-23 1:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

McDonald’s Australia has been joined as a second respondent in a union-led lawsuit that accuses the fast food giant of “conspiring to deliberately deny workers […]

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Union takes legal action against CBA over ‘draconian’ salary secrecy clause
Employment 2021-11-22 5:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Finance Sector Union has launched legal proceedings in the Fair Work Commission against the Commonwealth Bank for allegedly sacking an employee who breached a […]

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Law firm seeks to drop two class actions on behalf of coal mine casuals
Employment 2021-11-19 5:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm that has filed seven class actions on behalf of casual coal mine workers is looking to discontinue two of those cases, after […]

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No end in sight to litigation over COVID-19 vaccines, experts say
Coronavirus 2021-11-19 2:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employment law experts say the current lawsuits challenging COVID-19 vaccine mandates are likely to fail, and that future lawsuits lurking around the corner will also […]

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Westpac back pays employees $6M in unpaid long-service leave
Employment 2021-11-16 11:35 am By Christine Caulfield

Westpac has agreed to pay thousands of employees across Australia a total of $6 million in unpaid long-service leave entitlements as part of a court-enforceable […]

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Emirates Group can’t recoup $10.5M paid to Australian staff through JobKeeper
Tax 2021-11-15 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Eight companies in the Dubai-based Emirates Group have lost a court bid to recoup more than $10.5 million paid to Australian staff during the COVID-19 […]

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Corrs Chambers lures two industrial relations pros from Herbert Smith Freehills
People In The News 2021-11-15 2:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has nabbed two prominent industrial relations professionals with nearly fifty years combined experience from Herbert Smith Freehills to expand its employment and […]

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