todayThursday, 27 November 2014
An Australian Bureau of Statistics employee has failed in his bid for an order to stop his managers from allegedly bullying him, with the Fair Work Commission ruling what the employee perceived to be bullying was just performance management.
yesterdayWednesday, 26 November 2014
A former liquidator appeared before the Downing Centre Local Court in NSW yesterday accused of obtaining $90,000 by deception.
The director of beauty chain Ella Rouge Beauty has pleaded guilty to two charges following allegations he misappropriated more than $2.6 million from a company that has subsequently collapsed.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
A former hairdressing apprentice has been awarded $5000 in damages after it was found her boss “changed her attitude” towards the apprentice when she became pregnant.
A former petrol station operator has been handed a $123,000 fine by the Federal Court for underpaying two employees almost $50,000 and ignoring attempts by the employment watchdog to settle the matter out of court.
Sydney businessman Andrew Sigalla was yesterday ordered to stand trial on allegations he breached his duties as a director in an $8.7 million fraud.
Monday, 24 November 2014
Hundreds of soy milk drinkers are expected to share in $25 million in compensation, in what could be the biggest settlement in Australian food safety class action history.
Friday, 21 November 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched proceedings against EnergyAustralia and its telemarketing company Bright Choice Australia for allegedly making false and misleading representations and engaging in deceptive conduct.
The federal government has launched an inquiry into the barriers to setting up and closing businesses in Australia.