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Top female lawyers say it’s time to make the law a ‘safer profession for women’
Employment 2020-07-06 10:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

More than 500 women from across the legal profession, including former judges, barristers, law firm partners and professors, have signed a letter urging the Attorney […]

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Sacked lawyer says he was ‘admonished’ for wearing Zara brand shoes, woollen jumpers
Employment 2020-07-06 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A public sector lawyer has won a bid to have the workplace umpire hear claims he was refused pay rises after engaging in allegedly inappropriate […]

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Westpac owes $8M to underpaid workers
Employment 2020-07-03 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has become the latest company to discover it shortchanged workers, announcing it will pay $8 million to around 8,000 current and former staff who […]

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Harry Triguboff says claims by ex-Meriton GC that he was sacked for not lying are ‘fiction’
Real Estate 2020-07-02 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire real estate developer Harry Triguboff and his company Meriton have hit back at claims by the former group general counsel of the property giant […]

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Bank trader claims ANZ sacked him for rate-rigging complaints
Employment 2020-07-02 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former high-flying trader is taking ANZ to court alleging the bank dismissed him for making complaints about attempted manipulation of a key interest rate […]

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NSW Supreme Court rolls out misconduct policy in wake of Heydon scandal
Employment 2020-07-02 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An external adviser will handle workplace misconduct claims against judges at the NSW Supreme Court under a new policy implemented following allegations that former High […]

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Heydon’s barrister licence lapses as sexual harassment fallout widens
Employment 2020-07-01 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former High Court Justice Dyson Heydon can no longer practice as a barrister, after an investigation conducted by the court found he sexually harassed six […]

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Spotless on the hook for redundancy pay after losing appeal
Employment 2020-07-01 9:41 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Cleaning services giant Spotless must pay redundancy entitlements to a group of workers it sacked, after failing to convince a court of appeal that it […]

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Heydon scandal prompts call for harassment law reform
Employment 2020-06-26 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s peak legal body has called for amendments to sex discrimination laws to better protect women against workplace harassment by judges and barristers, and has […]

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Ex-Beem It boss sacked for blowing whistle on CBA conflicts over proposed sale, suit says
Employment 2020-06-25 11:00 am By Christine Caulfield

The former CEO of Commonwealth Bank subsidiary Beem It was dismissed for blowing the whistle on multiple conflicts of interest by directors of the digital […]

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