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Aldi wants quick win in $150M underpayments class action
Employment 2024-01-16 5:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Aldi is seeking to have a class action alleging it systematically underpaid workers across Australia to the tune of $150 million summarily dismissed, after claiming […]

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Atomos can pursue case against US-based ex-CEO over relocation costs
Employment 2024-01-12 11:49 pm By Sam Matthews

Atomos’ former US-based CEO — who was fired after she failed to relocate to Melbourne — has lost her fight to stay the video technology […]

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Aristocrat sues head of game design, wins urgent orders over 6,400 files
Intellectual Property 2024-01-11 11:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

Gaming giant Aristocrat is suing its head of design for alleged intellectual property infringement and has secured orders restraining him from using or disclosing any […]

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‘The job is the job’: CBA sued by senior manager who complained of overwork
Employment 2024-01-11 10:57 pm By Sam Matthews

A former Commonwealth Bank manager alleging he was fired by the bank after raising concerns about being overworked says he was told “the job is […]

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United Petroleum outlets sued by FWO for underpayments
Employment 2024-01-10 2:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Fair Work Ombudsman has brought proceedings against three United Petroleum-branded outlets in Tasmania and South Australia, alleging they underpaid migrant workers by more than […]

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A fool for a client? NSW appeals court ruling a boon for self-repped law firms 
Legal Ethics 2024-01-05 8:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The NSW Court of Appeal has issued a judgment contradicting a finding from its Victorian counterpart, ruling that law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell can recover costs […]

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Directed Electronics wins $168.5M in Hanhwa trade secrets case
Intellectual Property 2023-12-21 11:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Automotive electronics company Directed Electronics has won a $168.5 million award after a judge found its former manager and South Korean giant Hanhwa engaged in […]

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Telstra can be sued for ex-employee’s ‘sickening’ sexual harassment of neighbours
Employment 2023-12-14 9:59 pm By Sam Matthews

The Full Federal Court has found that Telstra can be sued for a former employee’s alleged sexual harassment of his neighbours, finding  harassment that is […]

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Norton Rose partner who investigated bullying claim not ‘decision maker’ in sacking, court finds
Employment 2023-12-13 11:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has thrown out a former Norton Rose Fulbright digital marketing manager’s claims that she was sacked for making complaints about bullying, finding a […]

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Aldi slams ‘bad pleading’ in $150M underpayments class action
Class Actions 2023-12-08 3:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has criticised a class action alleging it systematically underpaid workers across Australia to the tune of $150 million, claiming it has […]

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