The ACCC has granted urgent interim authorisation to enable life insurers to co-ordinate to ensure a broad range of frontline healthcare workers are not excluded from coverage due to potential or actual exposure to COVID-19.
A-League soccer team Central Coast Mariners says it is surprised to find itself at the centre of a possible test case challenging unpaid trial and training arrangements, in which a player claims it misled and exploited him to secure his services for free when he was in fact an employee.
An employer has responded to a salesperson's general protections case with a counterclaim seeking $450,000 in damages for lost sales and the cost of recruiting him because of his alleged misleading and deceptive conduct in making false pre-employment representations about his experience and seniority.
Queensland's peak taxi body has hit out at state laws passed overnight extending licensing and safety restrictions to ride-share services, while a Victorian counterpart says it is concerned that new protections in that state will be undermined by an inability to enforce compliance.
The WA Supreme Court has tested how an employment agreement stacks up under US state law before granting an American company an interlocutory injunction restraining a former Australian employee from working for his new Perth employer.
Lawyers for Victorian CFMEU leader John Setka and his assistant Shaun Reardon have today challenged the jurisdiction of the Melbourne Magistrates Court to conduct a committal hearing on blackmail charges.