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".
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 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.
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.
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.
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.