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Two businessmen fined over $130,000 in staff wage deducations as four-year long Fair Work case comes to an end

One man has been fined $14,960 and another $9920 after a four-year long Fair Work Ombudsman case over deductions from staff wages was concluded. In February...
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US woman sues KFC for $26.3 million over half full bucket of chicken: When is a food ad misleading?

Chicken lovers the world over have been enthralled by the story of a New York woman who is suing KFC for $US20 million ($26.3...
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Fair Work rules airline was within rights to sack supervisor who shared sexually explicit photos with colleagues

The Fair Work Commission has ruled an airline had a valid reason to terminate the employment of a cabin crew supervisor who attempted to...
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Crown employee arrests show danger of assumptions about China

By Nolan Sharkey, University of Western Australia The arrest of several Australian and non-Australian Crown Resorts employees is a stark example of how foreign businesses aren’t...
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Samsung offers exchanges on defective used mobiles, but is the tech giant obliged to?

South Korean technology giant and phone manufacturer Samsung has begun offer exchanges for second-hand models of its flagship mobile phone the Note 7, following...
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NSW watchdog warns customers away from fashion business backed on Shark Tank

A fashion subscription services that was previously featured on Channel Ten's Shark Tank is once again in the spotlight, after the New South Wales...
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Customs seizes $150,000 of fake Australian skincare products: The challenge of fighting counterfeiters in Australia

Counterfeit skincare products to the value of $150,000 have been seized by customs officials after the goods were shipped into the country from China...


Customer wins $1200 in court over missing Domino’s pizza delivery: Lessons in paying refunds on time

Domino’s Pizza customers are passionate about the product - and one New South Wales man has received widespread praise from fellow pizza eaters on...


Worker wins $10,000 in compo after being sacked amid claims he downloaded porn on a work computer

SMEs are being warned to keep diligent notes and employment policy documents after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) ordered a Port Macquarie insurance broking...
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Customers kept waiting for Telstra TVs: How to deliver on promo deals without disappointing shoppers

Video streaming is a central part of hooking customers at the big telcos, but Telstra customers say they are still waiting on promised Telstra...

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