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Big Law 06 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonRegional lawyer who slept in office says she was forced to quit

Criminal charges, a Christmas Day fight with a neighbour, and concern about where she and her five cats would sleep...

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Big Law 24 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonA former Gadens employee who has dragged her feet on unfair dismissal...

A former Gadens employee who has dragged her feet on unfair dismissal proceedings was warned that one more request for...

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Big Law 22 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonFair Work questions usefulness of non-compete clauses

The frequency of non-compete clauses and their use in pinning down former employees was examined by the Fair Work...

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Big Law 04 March 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonBoutique firm penalised for underpaying staff

A Bankstown law firm has been hit with pecuniary penalties after it failed to pay an employee the minimum wage.

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Big Law 13 February 2024 ByLauren CroftRight to Disconnect Bill could create ‘significant management issue...

A Right to Disconnect Bill recently passed the Senate – introducing a right for workers to disconnect once they are...

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Big Law 08 February 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonSydney lawyer fired after salary cut in half

A lawyer claimed she was fired the day after she called in sick for mental health distress by a director who regularly...

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Big Law 29 January 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonNSW lawyer fired for internet search history

An intellectual property firm was ordered to compensate a former employee it dismissed over his internet browsing...

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Big Law 30 November 2023 ByLauren CroftWill flexibility and WFH die out in 2024?

Following a recent Fair Work Commission decision ruling in favour of an employer declining a request to work from home...

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Big Law 13 September 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonSydney solicitor’s ‘scandalous’ claims against former firm...

A solicitor who made “scandalous allegations” about his former firm has lost a bid to reignite his unfair dismissal...

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Big Law 20 May 2023 ByLawyers WeeklyClaims against firms and ACT DPP under fire: What’s hot in law this...

The board of inquiry into the handling of the Bruce Lehrmann prosecution has seen some big revelations this week, and...

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