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Thursday, 30 April 2015

Convicted sex offender who asked to work from jail loses unfair dismissal appeal against ATO

A former Australian Tax Office employee who asked if he could work from jail after he was sentenced to three years imprisonment for a sex crime has lost an appeal to win back his job. by Kirsten Robb
 

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Manager who sent “aggressive and abusive” LinkedIn emails loses unfair dismissal bid

The Fair Work Commission has rejected an unfair dismissal bid by a transport company manager who allegedly sent threatening emails from his LinkedIn account. by Kirsten Robb
 

Small business owner stung with $15,000 fine for pulling the wool over his clients’ eyes

A former wool buyer has been handed a $15,000 penalty in the Melbourne Magistrates Court for deceiving two clients into buying what they thought were 36 bales of pure Merino wool fleece. by Eloise Keating
 

ACCC pulls up EA Games for potentially misleading customers on refunds for digital downloads

The world’s third largest developer of video games has been slapped on the wrist by the Australian competition watchdog for potentially misleading customers about their right to a refund. by Broede Carmody
 

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Bianca Rinehart accuses mother Gina of withholding information in bitter court battle; The Iconic puts drone delivery on the radar: Midday Roundup

Bianca Rinehart, daughter of Australia’s richest woman Gina Rinehart, has accused her mother of withholding information in court, amidst their ongoing legal dispute in the Federal Court over the family’s finances. by Eloise Keating and Kirsten Robb
 

Worker who held broken glass to colleague’s throat loses unfair dismissal bid

A mining site worker in the Pilbara who held a piece of broken glass to the throat of his co-worker has lost his unfair dismissal claim before the Fair Work Commission, by Kirsten Robb
 

Monday, 27 April 2015

Deals site Spreets cops $600,000 fine for false and misleading representations

Discount deals site Spreets must pay a fine of $600,000 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for making false or misleading representations to consumers, the Federal Court has ruled. by Cameron Magusic
 

Thursday, 23 April 2015

“None of it is true”: Wellness blogger Belle Gibson admits she never had cancer

Wellness app developer and blogger Belle Gibson has admitted she invented multiple cancer diagnoses in an exclusive interview with the Australian Women’s Weekly magazine. by Lucia Osborne-Crowley
 

Federal Court slams Advanced Medical Institute for putting the hard word on erectile dysfunction patients

A medical clinic that told erectile dysfunction patients their penises could shrink if they did not seek treatment has been found guilty of unconscionable conduct in the Federal Court. by Kirsten Robb
 
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