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Appco appeals ruling in $85M ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions June 5, 2018 11:41 am By Christine Caulfield

Leading fundraising company Appco Australia Group is challenging a judge’s decision to let a $85 million wage case move forward as a class action. Appco, […]

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Marketing firms face multimillion dollar wage theft class actions
Class Actions June 4, 2018 11:22 am By Christine Caulfield

In the wake of a major ruling approving a wage class action against fundraiser Appco, more “sham” contracting suits were launched Monday, this time against […]

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ACCC rejected $3M settlement offer from CFMEU in secondary boycott case
Competition & Consumer Protection June 1, 2018 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC rejected a $3 million settlement offer in a high-profile case against the Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Energy Union over secondary boycotts, instead taking […]

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Judge won’t split trial against CFMEU three ways
Employment May 29, 2018 10:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has refused an interlocutory application to split an upcoming trial in a case by the building watchdog against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, […]

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Blackmail case dropped against CFMEU bosses John Setka, Shaun Reardon
Article May 16, 2018 8:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Energy Union bosses John Setka and Shaun Reardon have walked free from court after prosecutors on Wednesday dropped blackmail charges related […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills to oust partner over sexual harassment claims
Business of Law March 16, 2018 11:36 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills has suspended an Australian partner and intends to remove him from the partnership within a week after multiple allegations of sexual harassment […]

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Aldi, TWU agree to talks in suit over driver safety claims
Employment June 1, 2018 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Supermarket chain Aldi and the Transport Workers Union will sit down for talks in a bid to resolve a lawsuit brought by Aldi accusing the […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman wins accessorial liability fine against MCG cleaner
Employment May 29, 2018 11:45 am By Christine Caulfield

A surprise, late-night visit by Fair Work inspectors to the Melbourne Cricket Ground has led to a fine against a global cleaning company for a […]

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Norton Rose, ex-partner head to trial after mediation fails
Employment May 21, 2018 9:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A thorny dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and former employment partner Thomas Martin will head to trial after the Federal Court heard Monday that “all […]

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Ex-Macquarie Bank advisers sue for $2.6M in wages
Financial Services June 8, 2018 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fifteen former long-time financial advisers of Macquarie Bank have sued the bank, alleging they’re owed $2.6 million in wages after the bank paid them solely […]

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