The Supreme Court of New South Wales has ordered Optus to pay nearly $3.9 million in compensation to a former employee, after one of his colleagues attempted to throw him from a balcony to murder him 14 years ago. By Kirsten Robb
Casino mogul James Packer will be forced to defend the business name he has used for decades, after a rival hotel group launched legal action against the billionaire’s Crown group over the right to the name “Crown Resorts”. By Eloise Keating
The ACTU is calling for an increase in compulsory super contributions from employers, as well as a rise in the minimum wage, as part of its submission to the Fair Work Commission’s wage review. By Kirsten Robb
Australia’s startup community has welcomed improvements to the employee share scheme legislation, but raised concerns about exemptions for ASX-listed businesses and employees with more than a 10% stake in the company. By Broede Carmody
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