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Target faces class action investigation over underpayments
Class Actions April 20, 2020 10:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Target Australia is facing a possible class action for allegedly failing to pay staff overtime or penalties for time that they worked, two months after […]

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CFMEU hit with $3M judgment for industrial action against Chevron
Employment April 14, 2020 6:10 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Chevron has won a $3 million judgment against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, after a court found the Maritime Union of Australia, […]

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Global teleco BT sues former COO for jumping ship to Japan’s NTT
Employment April 9, 2020 2:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian arm of global telecommunications firm BT Group has filed legal action against a former chief operating officer who jumped ship to Japanese competitor […]

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Former AMP general counsel says document claim ‘tantamount to extortion’
Employment April 8, 2020 1:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former general counsel who claims she was sacked from AMP after raising concerns about its fees for no services conduct has struck back at […]

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Facing ‘unviable’ future, Auscript plans COVID-19 redundancies
Employment April 7, 2020 8:09 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Fair Work Commission has ordered court transcript service Auscript to stop a wave of redundancies planned in response to the COVID-19 pandemic until it […]

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Aldi takes another shot at misleading conduct case against TWU
Appeals April 7, 2020 6:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

German grocery store Aldi Foods has appealed a Federal Court decision dismissing its case against the Transport Workers Union on a “legal technicality” despite a […]

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Hicksons says female partner denied promotion due to poor performance
Employment April 6, 2020 3:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hicksons Lawyers has denied accusations of sexual discrimination by a female ex-partner who was denied a promotion to equity partner, saying she was passed over […]

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John Setka defeats poaching case by CFMEU boss
Employment April 6, 2020 11:26 am By Miklos Bolza

Union heavyweight John Setka has successfully defended a case brought by CFMEU boss Micheal O’Connor seeking orders restraining Setka from poaching members from the union’s […]

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Santos settles class action over unpaid travel allowances
Class Actions March 30, 2020 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Oil and gas giant Santos has settled a class action brought by a group of Indigenous Australians who claim they were misled about their entitlement […]

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Top legal risks for employers when staff are working from home
Feature March 27, 2020 2:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

With new lockdown measures being rolled out on a daily basis to combat COVID-19, vast numbers of Australians have found themselves working from home, many […]

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