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Worksite-specific contract didn't prevent move: Bench

An appeal court has quashed a finding that a disability service repudiated a worker's employment contract by relocating him following bullying complaints, holding the worksite specified in his letter of offer was not an "essential condition".

"Too old" worker wins exemplary damages

A building company that must pay $3000 to a construction worker for telling him he was too old for an advertised job, because he would be likely to have a heart attack, has been hit with a further aggravated damages payout due to a "derogatory" letter from its lawyers.

Qantas restraint case won't fly in Australia: Court

Qantas has suffered another blow in its bid to delay the date a former executive can start at Virgin, with an appeal court confirming a newer restraint measure does not override an "exclusive jurisdiction clause" requiring the case to be heard in Singapore.

Qantas restraint case won't call Australia home

The NSW Supreme Court has thrown out a Qantas bid for an "anti-anti-suit" injunction to enable a hearing in Australia of its bid to enforce restraints in the employment contract of a former overseas-based executive who has moved to a senior role at rival Virgin.

Pizza slice sacking costs Toyota $276K

A loyal former Toyota manager has been awarded $276,681 damages after being sacked in part because his young son ate some "leftover" pizza purchased on his company credit card during a business trip.

Court backs PepsiCo's pursuit of embezzler

A PepsiCo subsidiary has won a $4.5 million order against a former finance manager who siphoned the money off to personal accounts before falsely claiming his wife had committed suicide and absconding overseas.

NSW pushes for national paid DV leave entitlement

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has urged the Morrison Government to follow the State public sector's lead and introduce 10 days' paid domestic and family violence leave for all workers.

Most flexibility requests granted, but room to improve: Report

The NSW public sector granted more than 87% of women's requests for flexible work ahead of COVID-19, according to a large PSA member survey that says the pandemic has proved there is still room for improvement in the Berejiklian Government's "if not why not" policy.