Most Recent
#MeToo inspires workplace sexual harassment inquiry
Employment June 20, 2018 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Human Rights Commission has launched a 12-month investigation into workplace sexual harassment, the first of its kind birthed from the growing #MeToo movement. […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

CFMEU, official fined $50,000 for ‘foul’ rant
Employment June 14, 2018 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and one of its officials have been fined more than $50,000 after the official targeted a group of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

High Court says superannuation counts as lost earnings
Product Liability June 13, 2018 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has said pensions can count as lost earnings, agreeing with a ruling from the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

CFMEU appeals ‘flawed’ $2.5M penalty over strike
Employment May 31, 2018 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A ruling imposing a record $2.5 million fine against the¬†Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union had “fundamental flaws”, a lawyer for the union told the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Senators debate gender pay gap bill to ban gag clauses
Employment March 19, 2018 5:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A bill aimed at tackling gender pay inequality got floor time in the Senate on Monday, but despite consensus that the gap needs bridging, lawmakers […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.