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Full Court tosses James Ashby’s appeal over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2022-05-12 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby has failed to revive his lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by not paying his $4.5 […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills nabs PwC partner as global workforce strategy director
Business of Law 2022-05-11 12:20 pm By Sam Matthews

Big Six firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed a PricewaterhouseCoopers veteran as its first director of global workforce strategy and implementation. Helen Hopkin joins HSF […]

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Receptionist at centre of Tim Paine sexting saga should not be believed, Cricket Tasmania says
Human Rights 2022-05-10 8:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former receptionist’s claims of ill mental health after allegedly suffering sexual harassment by Australian cricket players and managers do not “ring true”, Cricket Tasmania […]

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Virgin says top pilot was not sacked for complaining about bullying by CEO
Employment 2022-05-10 3:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Virgin Australia has struck back at a lawsuit by its former chief pilot alleging the airline sacked him for complaining of bullying and harassment by […]

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Qantas, TWU lose appeals over axing of 1,800 ground staff
Employment 2022-05-04 11:34 am By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas and the Transport Workers Union both lost their appeals Wednesday of a judge’s decision finding the airline had decided to axe 1,800 ground staff […]

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Meaning of ‘dismissed’ in unfair dismissal cases confirmed by FWC
Expert Insights 2022-05-04 4:38 pm By Editor

A five member Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has reversed a single member decision that would have allowed employees who were lawfully demoted to challenge […]

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Ex-One Nation senator Brian Burston settles sexual harassment claims by staffer
Employment 2022-05-03 4:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former One Nation senator Brian Burston has resolved court proceedings brought by a former staffer Wendy Leach accusing him of sexual harassment and discrimination. The […]

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‘Pyrrhic victory’ for unvaxxed aged care worker unfairly sacked: FWC
Employment 2022-05-02 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Fair Work Commission has found that aged care provider Baptcare unfairly dismissed an employee for refusing to comply with the company’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell appeals ‘campaign of denigration’ ruling against firm, founder
Employment 2022-04-29 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Atanaskovic Hartnell is challenging a $160,000 judgment against the law firm and founding partner John Atanaskovic, who was found to have engaged in a campaign […]

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Former Nuix CEO has ‘no faith’ in pre-trial mediation in $180M case
Employment 2022-04-28 1:35 pm By Sam Matthews

The former CEO of Nuix has shot down the suggestion of pre-trial mediation, which he said was unlikely to resolve his $180 million claim against […]

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