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yesterdayFriday, 25 July 2014

Whitehaven Coal activist Jonathan Moylan avoids jail time, released on $1000 good behaviour bond

Jonathan Moylan has been sentenced to one year and eight months in jail by the Supreme Court of NSW today, but will be released immediately on a $1000 good behaviour bond for two years. by Broede Carmody
 

Software company that sacked employee with cancer urged to settle

A Sydney-based software company which sacked an employee with cancer has been strongly advised by a federal court judge to settle the complex case and avoid trial. by Kirsten Robb
 

Chinese restaurant considers legal action after newspaper claimed it charged non-Asian customers higher prices

A Chinese restaurant in Sydney is considering legal action after a newspaper published a story which claimed it charged higher prices for non-Chinese customers. by Broede Carmody
 

MH17 games, plays and musicals: Malaysian company applies to trademark ‘MH17’ in Australia in entertainment category

An obscure Malaysian company applied to trademark the term ‘MH17’ in Australia, less than one day after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 passengers and crew. by Kirsten Robb
 

Half of working mothers have experienced discrimination at work: report

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for an overhaul of the Sex Discrimination Act, on the back of research that shows discrimination of pregnant women and new parents is a “widespread and systemic” problem in Australia. by Eloise Keating
 

Reporting of data breaches the responsibility of companies – but only when necessary, says ADMA boss

The head of the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA), Jodie Sangster, has clarified her position on mandatory reporting of data breaches. by Kirsten Robb
 

yesterdayFriday, 25 July 2014

Top five legal tips for buying property

Buying a property is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. by Kate Ashmor
 

Your business cannot say ‘No refund!’

Does your business have a refund policy? Do you know if you have to provide one? Can customers get a refund if they ‘change their minds’? by Vanessa Emilio
 

Fair Work finds employer made up fraud in ‘attempt to rewrite history’

The Fair Work Commission has found a worker who was accused of fraud and dishonesty in relation to a WorkCover claim was unfairly dismissed from the company he worked at for more than 20 years. by Eloise Keating
 
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