A truck driver for Queensland business, Boardman Sand and Gravel, has failed in his bid for workers compensation because his injuries were found to have been caused by his own wilful misconduct. by Cara Waters
A former Department of Health employee has had her workers’ compensation claim rejected after asking her employer to pay thousands of dollars for remedial massages and osteopathy treatment for a post-traumatic stress disorder. by Broede Carmody
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is investigating the safety of a promotional movie cup after parents took to social media to complain the batteries that light up the cup could be easily swallowed by children. by Renee Thompson
A factory worker that had worked for Schweppes for more than 30 years has won his unfair dismissal case before the Fair Work Commission, after he was sacked over a physical fight with a colleague. by Eloise Keating
A Korean restaurant in New South Wales says it advertised for staff for as little as $12 an hour because it was afraid of the potential backlash from competitors if it were to pay them the award rate. by Broede Carmody
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