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CEO taken to court for allegedly paying nanny $2.33 an hour
Employment July 17, 2019 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of a property development company faces enforcement action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly paying his nanny $2.33 an hour for over […]

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Norton Rose loses bid for summary dismissal of sex discrimination case
Employment July 15, 2019 2:21 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former Norton Rose Fulbright manager who accused employees of the global law firm of bullying her and suggesting “wives were supposed to stay in […]

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The Israel Folau saga: could Rugby Australia’s sponsors be dragged into it?
Expert Insights July 15, 2019 4:42 pm By

The topical dispute between Rugby Australia (RA) and Israel Folau is presently one between two parties. However, recent comments made to the media by RA’s Chairman, Cameron […]

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NSW Health to face underpayment class action by junior medical officers
Employment July 11, 2019 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

NSW Health is facing a potential class action alleging it underpaid junior medical officers who were denied wages for unscheduled or non-rostered hours worked. After […]

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IP, consumer challenge to union campaign could raise freedom of speech concerns, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection July 11, 2019 3:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NRMA’s bid to restrain the maritime union’s campaign over the safety and employment standards of Sydney’s fast ferry services on the grounds that it […]

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Thousands of disabled workers share $109M class action settlement
Class Actions July 11, 2019 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

Almost 7,000 disabled workers have been repaid $109 million in wages as part of a class action settlement distribution that has been called a “fitting […]

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Judge slammed by Full Federal Court for ‘egregious departure’ from role
Appeals July 8, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has ordered a retrial in a landmark Fair Work Ombudsman case that saw the owner of a Cairns tour company sentenced […]

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‘Theft is theft’: Virgin baggage handlers’ sacking over missing cigarettes not unfair, FWC says
Employment July 8, 2019 9:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Fair Work Commission has ruled that “theft is theft, no matter the value” as it dismisses the claims of two Virgin Australia baggage handlers […]

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Treasury Wine tries to claw back former exec’s $1.3M bonus
Employment July 5, 2019 10:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

Treasury Wine Estates is trying to claw back a $1.3 million share bonus paid to former managing director Peter Dixon, alleging serious misconduct relating to […]

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Woolworths accepts FWC recommendation in dispute over new store structure
Employment July 4, 2019 6:14 pm By Amelia Birnie

Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has accepted a number of recommendations made by the Fair Work Commission, after two unions challenged a recent restructure that required staff […]

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