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Judge tosses One Nation staffer’s claims against gov’t in Brian Burston sexual harassment case
Employment 2021-03-05 5:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has dismissed claims brought by a former One Nation staffer against the federal government accusing it of being liable for former senator Brian […]

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Former One Nation staffer alleges ex-senator Brian Burston sexually harassed, ‘gaslighted’ her for years
Employment 2021-01-22 10:10 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A former One Nation staffer who accused former senator Brian Burston of harassment has told a court that Burston tried to get her to breach […]

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Street Swags charity founder loses case over dismissal following fraud charges
Employment 2021-01-19 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder of a charity that provides sleeping bags to homeless people has lost her unfair dismissal case after she went “to war” with the […]

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Bank of Queensland manager unfairly dismissed for ‘careless’ mistake, FWC says
Employment 2021-01-15 1:18 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Fair Work Commission has found a Bank of Queensland manager was unfairly dismissed despite making a “careless” mistake which led to a fraudster nabbing […]

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ABC hit with lawsuit for requiring make-up artist to wear a mask
Coronavirus 2020-12-16 5:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A make-up artist has launched a Fair Work case against the ABC alleging she lost her shifts after refusing to wear a mask in the […]

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FWC arbitration doesn’t doom union’s lawsuit against Airservices
Employment 2020-11-18 5:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ruled that an arbitration proceeding before the Fair Work Commission does not doom a Federal Court lawsuit brought by the civilian air […]

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Facing lawsuit, Woolworths reverses position in pay dispute with union
Employment 2020-08-26 5:42 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Woolworths has agreed to fast-track retail employee pay increases after a union hit the supermarket giant with a lawsuit this week. The Shop, Distributive and […]

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Law firm partner went all caps in email blasting ‘menstrual based cycle’ billing, court told
Employment 2020-09-17 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former general manager suing law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell has amended her pleadings as trial in her case resumes Friday, expanding her claims and including […]

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FWC ‘misconstrued’ general protections authority, Full Court says in win for Coles
Employment 2020-09-14 6:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark judgment by the Full Federal Court has found that a full bench of the Fair Work Commission “misconstrued” its own authority to make […]

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COVID-19 has led to 30 per cent spike in FWC cases, president says
Employment 2020-07-15 6:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

An increase in the number of unfair dismissal cases and the addition of JobKeeper disputes has seen the general caseload of the Fair Work Commission […]

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