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High Court says superannuation counts as lost earnings
Product Liability 2018-06-13 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has said pensions can count as lost earnings, agreeing with a ruling from the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South […]

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Foodora targeted by Fair Work Ombudsman for ‘sham’ contracting
Employment 2018-06-12 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Ombudsman launched legal action Tuesday against food delivery company Foodora, accusing it of shortchanging workers under “sham” contracts. The Federal Court case, […]

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Ex-Macquarie Bank advisers sue for $2.6M in wages
Financial Services 2018-06-08 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fifteen former long-time financial advisers of Macquarie Bank have sued the bank, alleging they’re owed $2.6 million in wages after the bank paid them solely […]

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Appco appeals ruling in $85M ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions 2018-06-05 11:41 am By Christine Caulfield

Leading fundraising company Appco Australia Group is challenging a judge’s decision to let a $85 million wage case move forward as a class action. Appco, […]

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Marketing firms face multimillion dollar wage theft class actions
Class Actions 2018-06-04 11:22 am By Christine Caulfield

In the wake of a major ruling approving a wage class action against fundraiser Appco, more “sham” contracting suits were launched Monday, this time against […]

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ABCC loses appeal over CFMEU blockade at Canberra site
Employment 2018-06-01 11:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner has lost its challenge to a Federal Court decision dismissing allegations that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union engaged in […]

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FWC raises minimum wage by 3.5%
Employment 2018-06-01 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Commission has announced adjustments to both the national minimum wage and modern award minimum wages, in a move it says strikes a […]

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ACCC rejected $3M settlement offer from CFMEU in secondary boycott case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-06-01 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC rejected a $3 million settlement offer in a high-profile case against the Construction, Forestry, Mining, and Energy Union over secondary boycotts, instead taking […]

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Aldi, TWU agree to talks in suit over driver safety claims
Employment 2018-06-01 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Supermarket chain Aldi and the Transport Workers Union will sit down for talks in a bid to resolve a lawsuit brought by Aldi accusing the […]

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Judge ‘stunned’ at ill-prepared union watchdog
Employment 2018-05-31 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for the Registered Organisations Commission faced the ire of a Federal Court judge on Thursday when he admitted he had no instructions on […]

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