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AMA Group drops poaching case against three former execs
Employment 2024-02-07 3:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Car repair giant AMA Group has resolved its case against three former executives that sought to block them from poaching staff and customers for competing […]

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Right to disconnect from work law set for passage
Employment 2024-02-07 10:42 pm By Sam Matthews

The Greens have struck a deal with the Albanese government to legislate a right to disconnect, which could see employers fined if they make unreasonable […]

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Maurice Blackburn employment head appointed race discrimination commissioner
Policy and Regulation 2024-02-05 10:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Maurice Blackburn’s head of employment law in Queensland, Giri Sivaraman, has been appointed as the next race discrimination commissioner, commencing his five year stint in […]

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Employers, workers to come to blows over WFH this year
Analysis 2024-01-26 11:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Expect more legal battles this year over the right to work from home, with employees continuing to demand flexibility but businesses starting to push back, […]

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Talent scout settles suit with Teneo alleging she worked 16-hour days
Employment 2024-01-26 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former talent count for global CEO advisory firm Teneo has resolved a lawsuit against her former employer alleging she endured 16-hour workdays and was […]

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Employee unfairly dismissed for working from home, says FWC
Employment 2024-01-24 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An e-commerce company did not have a valid reason for dismissing an employee who worked from home on a mandatory in-office day and must pay […]

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Victorian gambling watchdog faces bullying claim by ex-media advisor
Employment 2024-01-22 11:23 pm By Sam Matthews

A former senior media advisor for the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission has sued the watchdog, alleging she was fired after complaining about bullying […]

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Referee who accused NRL of bullying loses unfair dismissal suit
Employment 2024-01-18 4:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former National Rugby League referee has lost his unfair dismissal lawsuit alleging he suffered bullying and victimisation, with a judge finding the league did […]

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Confused employers left ‘trigger-happy’ after new sexual harassment laws, says Dentons partner
Employment 2024-01-17 1:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Increased obligations to address and prevent sexual harassment passed in late 2022 have left some employers confused about their obligations and, in some cases, eager […]

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‘You’re being very dramatic’: Judge hears of vaccine developer’s ‘life and death’ fight with uni
Employment 2024-01-16 11:06 pm By Sam Matthews

A court fight has broken out between a vaccine developer and South Australia’s Flinders University over the supply of mice and access to a lab […]

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