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Judge scolds parties for delaying funder’s landmark appeal by three months
Appeals March 5, 2020 1:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has had its appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for security for costs in a Fair […]

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BP worker fired over Hitler parody video to be reinstated after win on appeal
Employment February 28, 2020 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A refinery worker sacked by BP over a parody Hitler video has won his job back after a Fair Work Commission appeals panel overturned a […]

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Sacked AMP lawyer demands details of alleged performance concerns
Employment February 26, 2020 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former AMP general counsel Larissa Cook, who is suing the financial services giant for alleged bullying, wants her former employer to provide details of claims […]

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Costs skyrocket to $315 million in Woolworths underpayments scandal
Employment February 26, 2020 9:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Supermarket chain Woolworths, which is facing a class action over its staff underpayments, has admitted the amount owed to workers is at least $315 million, […]

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Ex-boss of medical tech firm Respiri sues over termination
Employment February 26, 2020 4:07 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The former CEO of Respiri has levelled a slew of claims at the ASX-listed medical technology company and two of its former directors, including breach […]

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Coles faces potential class action over $20M in staff underpayments
Employment February 21, 2020 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Supermarket giant Coles may be hit with a class action after it was revealed on Tuesday that the company owes staff in its supermarket and […]

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Ex-director can’t grill Corrs partner in $1M share dispute
Employment February 21, 2020 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of Australian civil infrastructure contractor WBHO Infrastructure and his firm have lost their bid to cross-examine the company’s instructing solicitor at […]

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Six-year delay in judge’s ruling ‘deplorable’, Full Court says in Boral sex harassment case
Employment February 20, 2020 4:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Wood products giant Boral Timber has been found vicariously liable for a male worker’s sexual harrassment of a female colleague, with an appeals court overturning […]

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Ex-Victorian prosecutor awarded $435,000 for work-related PTSD
Business of Law February 20, 2020 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former prosecutor working for the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions in its sexual offences division has won a $435,000 judgment by the state’s Supreme […]

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Wesfarmers says Target underpaid staff $9M
Employment February 19, 2020 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Wesfarmers has revealed staff at Target stores were underpaid $9 million, one day after Coles announced at least $20 million in underpayments. The company revealed […]

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