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Dad drops sex discrimination suit against M&C Saatchi over flexible hours
Employment October 4, 2018 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A sex discrimination lawsuit against advertising giant M&C Saatchi by a contract employee who claimed he was fired after requesting flexible hours to take care […]

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Judge faces possible DQ bid by fired Norton Rose partner
Employment October 4, 2018 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former employment partner at Norton Rose Fulbright may ask a Federal Court judge to recuse himself from a long-running dispute with the law firm, […]

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One Key Workforce liquidators vie for unpaid wages in union spat
Employment October 4, 2018 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for failed labour hire business One Key Workforce are disputing a claim by the CFMMEU for wages owed to employees, saying the money should […]

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Ashurst investigation docs sought in Bechtel same-sex harassment suit
Employment September 25, 2018 12:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A Bechtel worker who claims his genitals were groped by a male employee and that the construction giant discriminated against him by failing to take […]

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Ex-ABC boss hires Johnson Winter & Slattery partner
Employment September 25, 2018 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sacked ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has hired Johnson Winter & Slattery employment heavyweight Ruveni Kelleher and a prominent Sydney barrister as she weighs her […]

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Watchdog wants $505K penalty for union’s poor record-keeping
Employment September 25, 2018 10:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Registered Organisations Commissioner is seeking a $505,000 penalty against the CEPU for record-keeping breaches, despite the union’s claim that the conduct was not deliberate. […]

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Class action firm backs Labor bid for gender pay gap disclosures
Employment September 24, 2018 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has thrown its support behind a Federal Labor proposal that would force larger companies to reveal the extent of […]

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WorkPac, other labour hire cos. face class actions by casual miners
Employment September 21, 2018 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Four labour hire companies are the new targets of class actions by thousands of casual miners who claim they were entitled to accrued leave in […]

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Union in UAE Exchange suit scolded for ‘throwing case into chaos’
Employment September 20, 2018 7:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark trial brought by the Financial Sector Union of Australia against UAE Exchange Australia has been vacated after a judge accused the union of […]

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Cricket Australia reaches deal with worker sacked over abortion tweet
Employment September 20, 2018 10:43 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Cricket Australia has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Tasmanian woman who was fired by the sports league for tweeting her views […]

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