todayThursday, 18 September 2014
The ACCC is taking Woolworths to court over several unsafe products, including a deep fryer that allegedly burnt customers and a folding stool that could not withstand the weight it was meant to.
yesterdayWednesday, 17 September 2014
A Sydney businesswoman has escaped a jail sentence despite being convicted of a $3.6 million home loan fraud.
A Perth breast screening clinic and its sole director have been ordered to pay $250,000 in penalties for breaching Australian Consumer Law.
The Fair Work Commission has ordered a male employee to stop exercising on a balcony in front of one of his female colleagues, in an example of its wide-reaching powers under the anti-bullying provisions of the Fair Work Act.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
A Sydney ferry driver, who had won his job back after getting the sack for crashing his boat into a wharf and then failing a drug test, has had his reinstatement overturned by the full bench of the Fair Work Commission.
Monday, 15 September 2014
A Melbourne company that previously found itself at the centre of a workplace bullying controversy has been forced to back-pay staff almost $20,000 by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Friday, 12 September 2014
The Federal Court has ruled it is not a workplace right for employees to talk to the media, after a prison guard allowed a union to include her comments about the conditions of her workplace in a media release picked up by major news outlets.
A Tasmanian business has back-paid staff almost $80,000 after a Fair Work investigation found it had failed to pay its employees the correct rates.
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Former MasterChef Australia contestant Aaron Thomas has settled a proceeding which claimed he embezzled more than $US7 million ($7.6 million) from the company he founded.