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Corestaff to pay $6.4M to settle class action by Papua New Guinea workers
Class Actions 2022-03-02 12:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Labour hire firm CoreStaff will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action accusing it of using the promise of long-term work to lure workers […]

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CBA says branch arrangements ‘critical’ to defence of $45M rest break case
Employment 2022-03-01 9:39 pm By Sam Matthews

Commonwealth Bank has won more time to examine the particular work arrangements in 24 individual branches, as it fights allegations of systemic failures to provide […]

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Sailors seek ‘very high figure’ in Navy training class action
Class Actions 2022-02-28 6:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The federal government has argued it should not have to pay the “very high figure” former Royal Australian Navy sailors are seeking in compensation for […]

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Ten denies Peter van Onselen harassed journalist on Twitter
Employment 2022-02-28 9:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network Ten has denied claims that high profile political reporter Peter van Onselen harassed, ignored and humiliated journalist Tegan George. In a defence filed in […]

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Qantas decision to outsource staff not linked to strike action threat, court told
Employment 2022-02-24 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A decision by Qantas to outsource its ground staff was not timed to head off industrial action by the Transport Workers’ Union, the Full Federal […]

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BHP unit’s Christmas Day work requirement reasonable, court says
Employment 2022-02-23 7:31 pm By Sam Matthews

A court has shut down action by the CFMEU  on behalf of coal miners who were rostered to work Christmas Day and Boxing Day at […]

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HWL Ebsworth’s boss can’t slug former partner with costs in case over failed IPO
Business of Law 2022-02-21 10:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Managing partner of HWL Ebsworth Juan Martinez has lost his bid for an order for costs against a former capital partner in a $4.4 million […]

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CBA wants more info on $45M rest break lawsuit
Employment 2022-02-21 4:21 pm By Sam Matthews

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia wants more details about the Finance Sector Union’s allegations that it failed to provide thousands of employees with paid rest breaks […]

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Supreme Court judge accused of sexually harassing associates identified as Peter Vickery
Courts 2022-02-17 8:21 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Peter Vickery QC has identified himself as the former judge of the Victorian Supreme Court who an investigation found had sexually harassed two of his […]

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Government settles sexual harassment claims against Dyson Heydon
High Court 2022-02-14 5:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government has settled the claims of three former associates of ex-High Court Justice Dyson Heydon after an independent investigation found they were victims […]

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